Carcinogenesis: What is cancer?
Immune system: function and importance in cancer
Causes and risk factors of cervical cancer
The term "cancer" refers to a large group of very different diseases. They have one thing in common: the uncontrolled division of cells of an organ or tissue. These cells do not grow old and die not from spite of many changes in how healthy cells. They disguise themselves so the immune system does not recognize them as ill or injured. It can malignant tumors arise, as in cervical cancer: He is one of the "solid" tumors, as opposed to "systemic" diseases of the blood or bone marrow, in which cancer cells can spread throughout the body from the very beginning.
Solid tumors initially displace healthy tissue. If their growth is not stopped, they penetrate into surrounding tissue and destroy it, they are "invasive". Cancer cells can break …show more content…
During pregnancy the uterus grows inside the unborn child. Then the institution expands greatly, and the supporting structures of the organ is claimed accordingly. In women who have given birth to several children, and elderly women is the position and shape of the uterus have therefore often changed.
The organ is anatomically divided into several sections: the uterine body (corpus uteri) with the uterine cavity in the interior forms the upper two-thirds of the uterus. In the upper part, the fundus, open the right and left, the two fallopian tubes (tubes). About you get eggs from the ovaries (ovarian) into the uterine cavity. The muscular uterine body is internally lined with a mucous membrane, the so called endometrium.
As the cervix or cervix is called the lower tubular third of the uterus. The uterine cavity narrows here for so-called cervical canal. The cervix closes the cervix from (cervix), which extends into the upper part of the