Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IB
|Title:||Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IB|
Stage IB adenocarcinoma of the esophagus; drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. A two-panel inset shows the layers of the esophagus wall: the mucosa, submucosa, muscle, and connective tissue layers. Also shown are lymph nodes. The left panel shows cancer in the mucosa and submucosa layers. The right panel shows cancer in the mucosa, submucosa, and muscle layers.
Stage IB adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has formed in the mucosa or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall, and the cancer cells are grade 3. Grade 3 cancer cells look more abnormal under a microscope and grow and spread more quickly than grade 1 or 2 cancer cells; OR cancer has formed in the mucosa or submucosa layer and spread into the muscle layer of the esophagus wall, and the cancer cells are grade 1 or 2.
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)|
|Date Created:||September 8, 2014|
|Date Added:||March 4, 2015|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow