Adeno squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix
Adeno squamous cell (ASC) carcinoma of the cervix is rare histological sub type of carcinoma of cervix.
An adenosquamous histology appears to be an independent predictor of poor outcome in women with cervical carcinoma compared with their counterparts who have pure adenocarcinoma. The significant decrease in survival however is thought to apply to patients with advanced-stage (usually IIb or above) disease 1-2.
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Synonyms & Alternative Spellings
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|Adeno-squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix||✗|
|Adenosquamous carcinoma of cervix||✗|
|Adeno squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix||✗|
|Adeno squamous cervical carcinoma||✗|
|Adeno squamous cell (ASC) carcinoma of the cervix||✗|
|Adenosquamous carcinoma of the cervix||✗|