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WHO Classification of Tumours
Adenosquamous carcinoma
Cervix uteri


Definition

Adenosquamous carcinoma is composed of malignant glandular and malignant squamous cells. Both elements show atypical features.
The prognosis of adenosquamous carcinoma remains uncertain

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Alfsen GC, Kristensen GB, Skovlund E, Pettersen EO, Abeler VM (2001)
Histologic subtype has minor importance for overall survival in patients with adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix: a population-based study of prognostic factors in 505 patients with nonsquamous cell carcinomas of the cervix.
Cancer 92: 2471-83




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Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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