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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de esófago en estadio I

Stage I esophageal cancer (ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread beyond the innermost layer of tissue to the next layer of tissue in the wall of the esophagus.

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