cervix

What is a glandular cervix

The female‚Äôs reproductive system includes the cervix, uterus (womb), vulva, ovaries, vagina and fallopian tubes. The cervix has a cylinder shape and is part of the lower uterus which is connected to the vagina. For the purpose of this article, we will look at the glandular cervix and how it relates to cancer. The cervix, also referred to as the uterus neck, has an external surface that will open into the vagina as well as an interior surface that is facing into the uterus. This inner surface is the cervical canal. Now, there are two types of cells covering the cervix: the glandular cells inside the cervical canal and the squamous cells on the outer layer. What is a glandular cervix? How it connects to cancer cells Glandular cells create mucus and develop inside the uterus and cervix opening. Cervical cancer has two main kinds of cancerous cells, the adenocarcinomas…