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can cervical cancer be detected during a laparoscopy?

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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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NO!: For detecting cervical details you need to have a colposcopy that is introduced in the vagina. Laparoscopy is a device that looks into you abdominal cavity! indeed you can see the uterus but not the cervix!
Answered on Apr 22, 2013

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