Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cancer Cervix Stage 1

Cervical Cancer Stage 1
In stage 1, cancer is present only in the cervix. Stage I is divided into stages 1A and 1B, based on the amount of cancer that is found.

  • Stage 1A: A very small amount of cancer that can only be seen with a microscope is found in the tissues of the cervix. The cancer is not deeper than 5 millimeters and not wider than 7 millimeters.
  • Stage 1B: In stage 1B, cancer is still within the cervix and either:
    • Can only be seen with a microscope and is deeper than 5 millimeters or wider than 7 millimeters; or
    • Can be seen without a microscope and may be larger than 4 centimeters.

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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