carcinoma in situ

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(CIS) the earliest stage of cancer spread, in which the neoplasm is confined by the basement membrane of the epithelium. Surgical removal of the growth should lead to cure. See also cervical cancer, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, ductal carcinoma in situ.

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