adenocarcinoma in situ

Adenocarcinoma in situ of the lung

What is adenocarcinoma in situ of the lung? Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) is a type of non-invasive lung cancer. It is called non-invasive because the tumour cells have not spread beyond the surface of the small airspaces called alveoli in the lung. In order for a tumour to be called AIS, it cannot be larger …
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Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) of the cervix

What is adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix? Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) is a pre-cancerous disease in the cervix. The disease starts from glands in a part of the cervix called the endocervical canal. If not treated, AIS can turn into a type of cervical cancer¬†called endocervical adenocarcinoma. Is adenocarcinoma in situ a type of …
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