Cytokines

The cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis, bringing about the separation into two daughter cells.

Cytology

The branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of plant and animal cells.

Colonoscopy

A procedure in which a flexible fibre-optic instrument is inserted through the anus in order to examine the colon.

Carcinoma

A cancer arising in the epithelial tissue of the skin or of the lining of the internal organs.

Cancer

A disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.

Computertomography (CT)

A technique for displaying a representation of a cross section through a human body or other solid object using X-rays.

Chronic

slowly progressing, slowly developing

Chemotherapy

The treatment of disease by the use of chemical substances, especially the treatment of cancer by cytotoxic and other drugs.

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