fallopian tube

Fallopian tubes

What are the fallopian tubes? The fallopian tubes are thin hollow structures that connect the ovaries to the uterus. ¬†During ovulation, the egg is released from the ovary and travels to the uterus through the fallopian tube. What is the structure of the fallopian tubes? The inside of the fallopian tube is lined by a …
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Serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC)

What is serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC)? Serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) is a non-invasive type of fallopian tube cancer. It develops from the cells that cover the inside surface of the fallopian tube. STIC is a pre-cancerous disease that can, over time, turn into an invasive type of cancer called high-grade serous carcinoma. Why …
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