STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Uterine cancer. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of adenocarcinoma (cancer) of the uterus. The malignant (cancer) cells (red) are much lager than the normal uterine cells (green). Adenocarcinoma is a cancer that originates in glandular tissue such as skin, glands and a variety of other tissue that lines the cavities and organs of the body. The lower frame is a freeze-fractured section through the uterine tissue. Magnification x1200 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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