Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IA

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Title: Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IA
Description: Stage IA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus; drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows cancer cells in the mucosa and submucosa layers of the esophagus wall. Also shown are the muscle and connective tissue layers of the esophagus wall and lymph nodes.

Stage IA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has formed in the mucosa or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. The cancer cells are grade 1 or 2. Grade 1 and 2 cancer cells look more like normal cells under a microscope and grow and spread more slowly than grade 3 cancer cells.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR762340
Date Created: September 8, 2014
Date Added: March 4, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow