cervix uteri


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Noun1.cervix uteri - necklike opening to the uteruscervix uteri - necklike opening to the uterus  
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
incompetent cervix - (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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According to the CCP, the five most frequent types of cancer are that of breast, lung, liver, prostate and cervix uteri.For males, the most common cancer are lung (14.5 percent), prostate (13.5 percent), colorectal (10.9 percent), liver (10.2 percent), stomach (9.5 percent), others include leukemia, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Thus highest rates are in northern Europe (23.7) and in Northern America (33.8%) and lowest in middle and Western Africa (0.8 and 1.1 respectively) mainly due to differences in use of tobacco smoking.4 According to GLOBOCON 2012, almost 84,590 cases (approximately 232 new cancer cases diagnoses per day) in Pakistani female population.5 Out of these top ranked was breast cancer (n = 34038, 40.2%), followed by lip and oral cavity (n = 5693, 6.7%), cervix uteri (n = 5233, 6.2%), ovary (n = 3703, 4.4%) and esophagus cancer (n = 2718, 3.2%).
Carcinoma of the cervix uteri. J Epidemiol Biostat 2001; 6: 7-43.
This study presents two new cases of rare primary clear cell carcinoma of the vagina and cervix uteri. (1,) (2)
The five most common cancer cases in the country are breast, lung, liver, prostate and cervix uteri.
Based on the CCP data last year, the topmost common cancer among males are lung, prostate, liver, leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma while the top most common cancer among the females are breast, cervix uteri, lung, ovary, and thyroid.
The data released on Tuesday by Dr Anne Ng'ang'a, head of the National Cancer Control Programme, revealed that in 2018, there were 4,351 deaths resulting from oesophagus cancer, accounting for 13.5 per cent.BREAST CANCERThis was followed by cervix uteri cancer at 3,286 (10 per cent), breast cancer came third at 2,553 (7.7 per cent), stomach (2,068), prostrate (1,663), colorectum (1,463) and liver cancer (1,331) in 2018.Oesophagus and stomach cancer patients have trouble swallowing, experience upper stomach pain, heartburns, bloating and fast loss of weight.
The suicide rate among the head and neck cancer patients was compared to the rates of those diagnosed with prostate; breast; lung and bronchus; colon and rectum; urinary bladder; melanoma of the skin; non-Hodgkin lymphoma; kidney and renal pelvis; corpus and uterus; leukemia; pancreas; thyroid; stomach; liver and intrahepatic bile duct; Hodgkin lymphoma; brain and other nervous system; testis; ovary; and cervix uteri.
Malays, on the other hand, had the highest survival in ovarian, brain and nervous system, and stomach cancers, while the ethnic Chinese had the highest survival in prostate, female breast, cervix uteri and nasopharynx cancers.
Until recently, 18 cases of uterus corpus, 5 cases of cervix uteri, 3 cases of vulvar, and 4 cases of vaginal location have been reported (23).
According to India fact sheet, 2013, section of cancer [9] incidence of three most common cancers (common to both sexes) is breast cancer 14.3%, cervix uteri 12.1%, and lip and oral cavity (7.6%).