Cervical Cancer Stage I. Definition

Medical Definition: Cervical Cancer Stage I

Cancer is found only in the cervix. Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB, according to the amount of cancer found. In stage IA, with a microscope, you can only see a small amount of cancer in the tissues of the cervix. The cancer is not deeper than five millimeters and is seven millimeters or less in width. In stage IB, cancer is still in the cervix and 1) can be seen with a microscope and is deeper than five millimeters or larger than seven millimeters wide, or 2) can be seen without a microscope can measure more than four centimeters.

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