A 28-year-old member asked:
How could my doctor diagnose cervical cancer?
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Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
Exam and Pap smear: I is important to have regular pelvic examinations and pap smears. Both of these things are used to help screen for cervical cancer.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
How is cervical cancer diagnosed?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
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 if tissue shows the presence of cancer.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
How do you get diagnosed with cervical cancer?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Pap smear: Usually this will show on the routine pap smear. This generally picks up premalignancy before it becomes serious. Best wishes.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How is cervical cancer diagnosed and treated?
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Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Biopsy of cervix: Cervical cancer usually is, diagnosed by gynecologist, or a physician, who is comfortable doing a gynecologic examination. Abnormality seen in the pap smear or finding lesion on clinical examination during a pelvic exam may prompt biopsy. It is treated by surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of these treatments, depending on stage and extent of disease involvement.
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