April 5, 2023
Adenosquamous carcinoma is a type of cancer made up of two types of cells: gland-producing cells and squamous cells. It shares features with two other types of cancers: adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Adenosquamous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that can start anywhere in the body where glands or squamous cells are normally found. However, it is most commonly found in the stomach, esophagus, pancreas, lungs, skin, cervix, and bladder.
Yes. Adenosquamous carcinoma is an aggressive type of cancer that can spread to lymph nodes or other parts of the body.
This diagnosis can only be made after a sample of the tumour is examined under the microscope by a pathologist.