cervical cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix

What is squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix? Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. The tumour starts from specialized squamous cells normally found on the surface of the cervix. Most tumours start from a pre-cancerous disease called high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL). What causes squamous cell carcinoma in the cervix? The …
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Endocervical adenocarcinoma

What is endocervical adenocarcinoma? Endocervical adenocarcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. It develops in the cervix from the glandular cells normally found in the endocervical canal. Most tumours develop from a non-invasive type of cancer called endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS). Both endocervical adenocarcinoma and AIS are frequently caused by a virus called human …
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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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