carcinoma in situ

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Noun1.carcinoma in situ - a cluster of malignant cells that has not yet invaded the deeper epithelial tissue or spread to other parts of the body
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car·ci·no·ma in si·tu

n. carcinoma in situ, células tumorales localizadas en estado de desarrollo quo no han invadido aún estructuras adyacentes.
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The finding of invasive cancer after a preoperative diagnosis of ductal carcinoma-in-situ: causes of ductal carcinoma-in-situ underestimates with stereotactic 14-gauge needle biopsy.
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Ductal carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS) of the breast, by definition, does not invade beyond the basement membrane and nodal metastasis is not expected.