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submucosa

[sub-mew-KO-suh] a layer of tissue beneath a mucous membrane. In the colon, for example, it’s between the muscularis mucosa and the muscularis propria. See also colon wall, mucous membrane.

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

... T1: The tumor has grown from the top layer of cells and into deeper
layers, such as the lamina propria or the submucosa. ...

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

How is stomach cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... has grown from the top layer of cells of the mucosa into the next layers below
such as the lamina propria, the muscularis mucosa, or submucosa. ...

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

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

How is colorectal cancer staged?

... T1: The cancer has grown through the muscularis mucosa and extends
into the submucosa. T2: The cancer has grown ...

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

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

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

... Submucosa: This is a supporting layer under the mucosa. ... The tumor has grown
through the lamina propria and submucosa and into the main ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003102-pdf.pdf

What is cancer of the esophagus?

... Submucosa: This is a layer of connective tissue just below the mucosa
that contains blood vessels and nerves. In some ...

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

Esophagus Cancer

... Page 5. Submucosa: This is a layer of connective tissue just below
the mucosa that contains blood vessels and nerves. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003098-pdf.pdf

Small Intestine Cancer

... 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/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003140-pdf.pdf

Stomach Cancer

... layer. • Next is a supporting layer called the submucosa. ... mucosa). • Under
the mucosa is a supporting layer called the submucosa. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003141-pdf.pdf