|Micrograph of an adenosquamous carcinoma of the lung. The adeno- or glandular component is on the left of the image and the squamous component on the right of the image. H&E stain.|
Adenosquamous carcinoma is a type of cancer that contains two types of cells: squamous cells (thin, flat cells that line certain organs) and gland-like cells. It has been associated with more aggressive characteristics when compared to adenocarcinoma in certain cancers.
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