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Can I Die From Cervical Cancer If I Ignore It
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Yes: As in any cancer the stage and extent of the cancer is very important to figure out the prognosis. Prognosis predicts how likely it is to die of the cancer. Cervical cancer can lead to spread to other parts of the body and a person can die of it. Early stages however are cureable and the patient won't die if treated appropriately. Even later stages may have lower but potential cure rates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am so scared that i will test positive for HPV and die from cervical cancer. I don't know what to do to calm my nerves. ?
Take heart.: Hpv infection is common, but only a few subtypes progress to cancer. There is also a long lead time from infection to cervical cancer, so active surveillance with pap smears and colposcopy can significantly reduce the chance of developing advanced disease. This is an important public health concern, but if you are proactive, practice safe sex, & do not let anxiety consume you, you'll be just fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take to die from either uterine or cervical cancer or both receiving no treatment whatsoever?
Why left untreated?: Cervical ca is one of the cancer that can be prevented and caught early with papsmear screening. Both cervical and uterine cancer can be cured if caught early when left untreated , they will grow locally to adjacent organs causing colon obstruction, fistula of vagina- bladder- colon; kidney failure, pain, etc as well as spreading to other organ. It'll be a few yrs of slow&painful process to die. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doc put me on hospice i want a 2nd opinion. Don't have much money. Doing nothing for me and i feel good. I have cervical cancer i don't want to die?
Phase I trial: Certain people may have no standard or fda approved drugs available after they failed several treatments but if they are still in good shape with good organ function, they may qualify for an experimental (phase i clinical trial). Look for a place where this can be offered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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