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adenosquamous carcinoma

A type of endometrial cancer.

ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Abnormal cells in the breast ducts that may increase the risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

invasive lobular carcinoma

A cancer that started in the milk lobules but has spread into the normal breast tissue around it.

lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Abnormal cells in the lobes of the breast.

clear margin

When the surrounding tissue removed during surgery does not contain any cancer cells.

News: Time to clear up confusion on pros and cons of prostate cancer tests

This September, Cancer Council is calling on Queenslanders to be proactive about prostate cancer, urging men at risk to talk to their GP about the pros and cons of testing. About 32,500 men are alive today in Queensland…

squamous cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis). It is also a found in the outer layer of the cervix (ectocervix) and in the main airways of the lungs….

small cell lung cancer

A type of lung cancer strongly associated with cigarette smoking. It spreads early and causes few initial symptoms….

basal cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis).

sentinel node biopsy

Removal of the sentinel node. If this is clear, no further lymph nodes are removed….