Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IA
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|Title:||Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IA|
Stage IA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows grade 1 cancer cells or cancer cells of an unknown grade in the mucosa layer and thin muscle layer of the esophagus wall. Also shown are the submucosa layer, thick muscle layer, and connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall. The lymph nodes are also shown.
Stage IA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has spread into the mucosa layer or thin muscle layer of the esophagus wall. The cancer cells are grade 1 or the grade is not known. Grade 1 cancer cells look more like normal cells under a microscope and grow and spread more slowly than grade 2 and 3 cancer cells.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||July 18, 2019|
|Date Added:||October 28, 2014|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow