cervix cancer

Adenocarcinoma of the cervix

Adenocarcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. It develops from columnar cells normally found on the surface of the endocervix. Most tumours start from a non-invasive type of cancer called endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS). What are the symptoms of adenocarcinoma of the cervix? The most common symptom of adenocarcinoma of the cervix is abnormal …
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Adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix

What is adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix? Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) is a precancerous disease in the cervix. The disease starts from glands in a part of the cervix called the endocervix. 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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Squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), also called invasive squamous cell carcinoma, is the most common type of cervical cancer. The tumour starts from squamous cells normally found in the epithelium on the outside surface of the cervix. SCC of the cervix can be keratinizing (KSCC), non-keratinizing (NKSCC), or basaloid. Keratinizing means that the tumour cells are …
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