stage 0 skin carcinoma in situ


stage 0 skin carcinoma in situ
Abnormal cells are found in the squamous cell or basal cell layer of the epidermis (topmost layer of the skin). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.

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