Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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stage I cervical cancer
Cancer is found in the cervix only. Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB, based on the amount of cancer that is found. In stage IA, a very small amount of cancer that can only be seen More…
stage I childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Cancer is found in a single area or lymph node outside of the abdomen or chest
stage I chronic lymphocytic leukemia
There are too many lymphocytes in the blood and the lymph nodes are larger than normal
stage I colorectal cancer
Cancer has spread beyond the innermost lining of the colon and/or rectum to the second and third layers and involves the inside wall of the colon and/or rectum, but it has not spread to the More…
stage I cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
May be either stage 1A cancer affecting less than 10 percent of the skin's surface and appearing as red, dry, scaly patches or stage 1B cancer affecting 10 percent or more of the More…
stage I endometrial cancer
Cancer is found in the uterus only. Stage I is divided into stages IA, IB, and IC, based on how far the disease has spread from the endometrium into the muscles of the uterus
stage I esophageal cancer
Cancer has spread beyond the innermost layer of cells to the next layer of tissue in the wall of the esophagus
stage I gastric cancer
Stage I is divided into stage IA and stage IB, depending on where the cancer has spread. In stage IA, cancer has spread completely through the mucosal (innermost) layer of the stomach wall. More…
stage I Hodgkin's lymphoma
Cancer found in only one lymph node area or one area or organ outside the lymph nodes
stage I hypopharynx cancer
Tumor that is confined to one area of the hypopharynx and is no larger than 2 centimeters (about 0.75 inch)
stage I kidney cancer
A tumor that is 7 centimeters (2.75 inches) or smaller
stage I laryngeal cancer
Cancer that is only in the area where it started and has not spread to nearby lymph nodes or other parts of the body. The exact definition of stage I depends on whether the cancer started More…
stage I lip and oral cavity cancer
Cancer that is no larger than 2 centimeters (about 1 inch) and has not spread to nearby lymph nodes
stage I melanoma
Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IA, the tumor is not more than 1 millimeter thick, with no ulceration. The tumor is in the epidermis (outer layer of skin) and upper layer More…
stage I mesothelioma
Cancer found in the lining of the chest cavity near the lung and heart, in the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the chest from the abdomen), or in the More…
stage I multiple myeloma
Relatively few cancer cells have spread throughout the body. There may be no symptoms of disease
stage I nasopharyngeal cancer
Cancer is found in the nasopharynx (the upper part of the throat behind the nose) only
stage I non-small cell lung cancer
Cancer in the lung only and not in tissue around the lung
stage I oropharynx cancer
Cancer that is no larger than 2 centimeters (about 0.75 inch) and is confined to the oropharynx
stage I ovarian cancer
Cancer that is found in one or both of the ovaries and has not spread
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