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Cervical Cancer Stage 1
- 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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