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A 39-year-old male asked:

How treatable is hpv-caused cervical cancer if caught very early?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Nearly 100% of cases are cured with nothing more than removing the involved tissue in the doctor's office.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Very treatable
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