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mucosa

[mew-ko-suh] see mucous membrane.

How is stomach cancer staged?

... Nearly all stomach cancers start in the innermost layer of the stomach
wall (the mucosa). ... The innermost layer is the mucosa. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-staging

How is small intestine adenocarcinoma staged?

... These layers, from the inner to the outer, include the lining (mucosa), the fibrous
tissue beneath this muscle layer (submucosa), a thick layer of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/smallintestinecancer/detailedguide/small-intestine-cancer-staging

How is colorectal cancer staged?

... Tis: The cancer is in the earliest stage (in situ). It involves only the mucosa.
It has not grown beyond the muscularis mucosa (inner muscle layer). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-staged

How are gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors staged? | American ...

... Mucosa: This innermost layer is where stomach acid and digestive enzymes
are made. ... Submucosa: This is a supporting layer under the mucosa. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-staged

What is cancer of the esophagus?

... esophagus tend to start and how they can grow. Mucosa: This layer lines
the inside of the esophagus. The mucosa has 3 parts: ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-what-is-cancer-of-the-esophagus

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... The lining of the esophagus is known as the mucosa. In most of the esophagus
the top layer of the mucosa is made up of squamous cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/esophaguspathology/esophagus-carcinoma

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... What does squamous mucosa mean? The lining ... esophagus. What if
the report mentions gastric cardiac-type mucosa? The ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/esophaguspathology/esophagus-with-reactive-or-reflux-changes

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Cancer, HPV Testing, and ...

... The other 25% of the HPV types are mucosal types of HPV. ... For example,
the vagina and anus have this moist mucosal layer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002780-pdf.pdf

How is cancer of the esophagus staged?

... T1: The cancer is growing into the tissue under the epithelium, such as
the lamina propria, muscularis mucosa, or submucosa. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-staging