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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Cancer of the cervix: Cervical equals cervix here.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
19 years experience in Family Medicine
HPV : Most cervical cancer is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus, or hpv. You can get hpv by having sexual contact with someone who has it.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
Malignancy: Cancer of the mouth of the uterus.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Most cancers will spread if treatment is unsuccessful, of if a person did not get treated. The common places for cervical cancer to spread is to the l ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience in Pathology
Infection with HPV: Nearly all cervical cancers are caused by infection with the dna virus called human papillomavirus (hpv). This virus is most commonly spread by sexua ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is caused by a prior infection.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Depends: Early stage - very curable. My opinion: definitely need to vaccinate boys & girls vs hpv early. Stage 0 thru iii curable with surgery and/or radiation ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
From HPV infection: The most common cause of cervical cancer is infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). It is acquired through sexual contact, consensual or not. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Contiguity: As most cancers cells move towards the vicinity ( the rest of the uterus)first, then travel through the blood flow of the lymphatic, venous and arteri ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biopsy: A small sample of tissue is taken from the cervix and is evaluated under the microscope by a pathology doctor. These doctors are trained to determine ... Read More
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