Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIB (1)
|Title:||Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIB (1)|
Stage IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (1); drawing shows the upper and middle parts of the esophagus and the stomach. An inset shows grade 2 or 3 cancer cells in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, submucosa layer, thick muscle layer, and connective tissue layer of the upper and middle esophagus wall.
Stage IIB squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (1). Cancer has spread into the connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall. The cancer cells are grade 2 or 3. Grade 2 and 3 cancer cells look more abnormal under a microscope and grow and spread more quickly than grade 1 cancer cells. The tumor is in either the upper or middle esophagus.
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