Cervical Cancer Stage IIIB

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Title: Cervical Cancer Stage IIIB
Description: Stage IIIB cervical cancer; drawing shows cancer in the cervix, the vagina, and the pelvic wall, blocking the ureter on the right. The uterus and kidneys are also shown.

Stage IIIB cervical cancer. Cancer has spread to the pelvic wall; and/or the tumor has become large enough to block the ureters (the tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder). The drawing shows the ureter on the right blocked by the cancer. This blockage can cause the kidney to enlarge or stop working.

Stage IIIB cervical cancer.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Gynecologic
Cancer Types -- Cervical Cancer
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR670191
Date Created: March 21, 2012
Date Added: April 23, 2012
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com