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View in Spanish: Carcinoma de estómago in situ, estadio 0

Stage 0 gastric carcinoma in situ ( GAS-trik KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
Abnormal cells are found in the inside lining of the mucosal (innermost) layer of the stomach wall. 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.