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Can cervical cancer be detected on ultrasound

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ken Levin
Radiology 45 years experience
No one knows: a clinical cancer has millions or billions of cells, by the time it is detected. (Cells are very tiny) To calculate the time required to go from a few... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Keep watching them: It depends HOW abnormal. The protocols for best management of lesions on pap smears have been worked out meticulously. Mildly abnormal cells are best ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Very variable: As other doctors have stated, there is considerable variability in this process. It is important for you to keep up with the schedule of testing. It m... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
Gynecologic Oncology 38 years experience
Only if large: Cervical cancer can be microscopic (very early) or large with a tumor that you can feel on pelvic examination as well as see on ultrasound. So, it ca... Read More
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, but...: Any disease or life event will always display on its own pattern of full spectrum; so will cervical cancer. At its early stage, the affected feels not... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Not really: Cervical cancer is diagnosed by direct visualization of the cervix and pap smear.
Dr. Souzan El-Eid
General Surgery 32 years experience
Cervical Cancer: Transvaginal or pelvic ultrasound is usually for higher structures such as uterus and ovaries. Cervical cancer screening is with a full pap smear ex... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Possibly on imaging: Cervical cancer (the tissue at the end of the vaginal canal) rarely metastasizes to the breast. Rather breast cancer may metastasize to many areas of ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Pap smear almost never misses cervical cancer. The other conditions you mention could be responsible. You also need testing for STIs if not yet done, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
PAP Smear is better.: A vaginal ultrasound might be used to evaluate the extent of an invasive cervical cancer but the best way to detect cervical cancer is with a pap smea... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Only if advanced: A pap smear is the best way to screen for cervical cancer. A biopsy of the cervix is the way to diagnose cervical cancer or precancerous cells. Most... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Yes, but...: Any disease or life event will always display on its own pattern of full spectrum; so will cervical cancer. At its early stage, the affected feels not... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Follow up with MD: You need to follow up with the GYN MD to determine the source of the uterine enlargement. With your family history of various cancers it is imperative... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Very unlikely to cervical cancer! Causes of pain, include infection, endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, and other causes. Discuss with your doct... Read More