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View in Spanish: Carcinoma del esófago in situ, estadio 0

Stage 0 esophageal carcinoma in situ (ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
Abnormal cells are found in the innermost layer of tissue lining the esophagus. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.