carcinoma in situ

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the larynx

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the larynx is a non-invasive type of cancer. If left untreated, this condition can evolve into a type of invasive laryngeal cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. This condition typically affects adults over the age of 40 years. The larynx The larynx is a structure located in the upper neck …
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Urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS)

Urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a type of non-invasive cancer. It can occur anywhere along the urinary tract which includes the bladder, ureters, urethra, and kidneys. If left untreated, urothelial carcinoma in situ can evolve into a type of invasive cancer called urothelial carcinoma. This article will help you understand your diagnosis and your …
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Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the oral cavity

What is squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the oral cavity? Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a non-invasive type of oral cavity cancer. The oral cavity includes the lips, tongue, floor of mouth, cheeks, and hard palate. If left untreated, squamous cell carcinoma in situ is associated with a high risk of developing …
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Carcinoma in situ (CIS)

Carcinoma in situ (CIS) is an early non-invasive type of cancer. CIS starts in a thin layer of tissue called epithelium. Over time, the abnormal cells in CIS can spread beyond the epithelium into the surrounding tissue. This process is called invasion¬†and it signals the transition from CIS to invasive carcinoma (invasive cancer). Specific types …
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