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pre-cancerous

also called pre-malignant. Refers to a condition that might, but does not always, become cancer.

What is cervical cancer?

... Instead, the normal cells of the cervix first gradually develop pre-cancerous
changes that turn into cancer. Doctors use several ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-what-is-cervical-cancer

What is cervical cancer?

... Instead, the normal cells of the cervix gradually develop pre-cancerous
changes that turn into cancer. Doctors use several ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/moreinformation/cervicalcancerpreventionandearlydetection/cervical-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-what-is-cervical-cancer

A New Vaccine Holds Promise For Women With VIN

... Journal of Medicine reports some interesting and intriguing research that may
help some women with a not uncommon pre-cancerous lesion of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2009/11/04/a-new-vaccine-holds-promise-for-women-with-vin.aspx

What are oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers?

... These are known as pre-cancerous conditions. Other tumors are cancerous. ...
Leukoplakia and erythroplakia (possible pre-cancerous conditions). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-what-is-oral-cavity-cancer

State of Science Fact Sheet - Cervical Cancer

... Basic description Cervical cancer forms slowly. Normal cells change to
pre-cancerous ones that, over time, may grow into cervical cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/cervicalcancerpdf.pdf

What is colorectal cancer?

... Because of this, adenomas are called a pre-cancerous condition. ... Another
kind of pre-cancerous condition is called dysplasia. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-is-colorectal-cancer

What is colorectal cancer?

... Because of this, adenomas are called a pre-cancerous condition. ... Another
kind of pre-cancerous condition is called dysplasia. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-what-is-crc

What is anal cancer?

... These are called pre-cancerous conditions. ... Schwannomas -- develop from
cells that cover nerves. Potentially pre-cancerous anal conditions. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-what-is-anal-cancer

Experimental Colon Cancer Tests Pass FDA Panel Review

... by the Wisconson-based company Exact Sciences, is a stool test that can find
abnormalities that indicate cancer or pre-cancerous growths (polyps). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/experimental-colon-cancer-tests-pass-fda-panel-review

Experimental Colon Cancer Tests Pass FDA Panel Review

... by the Wisconson-based company Exact Sciences, is a stool test that can find
abnormalities that indicate cancer or pre-cancerous growths (polyps). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/experimental-colon-cancer-tests-pass-fda-panel-review