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A person cone biopsy. The results came back that she had cervical cancer, does that mean she still have cancer?. How xan she not get it again?

A person cone biopsy. The results came back that she had cervical cancer, does that mean she still have cancer?. How xan she not get it again?

Depends: Need complete biopsy report and analysis of it. Superficial in situ, where cells on surface did not invade adjacent membrane is not invaded also called cancer which has excellent prognosis, or when there is invasion has to make sure has good margins, may still need additional treatment, speak to your doctor who will explain to you, more you know less worried, you will be. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Is having a cervical cancer biopsy today gonna give me results in a week?

Is having a cervical cancer biopsy today gonna give me results in a week?

This question has: Been up for more than a week, but path reports of this nature usually are back in 48 to 72 hours. I cannot make an excuse to why it would take lnger than a week. ...Read more

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Can u determine if a woman has endometriosis with a cervical cancer biopsy?

Can u determine if a woman has endometriosis with a cervical cancer biopsy?

Endometriosis: No. Endometriosis is the abnormal presence of endometrium (see microscopy picture) outside of the inner uterine cavity. The tissue deposits on the ovaries, fallopian tubes and surrounding organs causing scarring, infertility and pain. Proper diagnosis is established by laparoscopic exam and sampling of the suspicious tissue. ...Read more

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How common is it for cervical cancer to come back after a cone biopsy?

How common is it for cervical cancer to come back after a cone biopsy?

Not common. : The answer depends on what procedue(cold knife cone) or leep procedure was done. Surveillance for up to one year with repeat pap and colposcopy screening helps determine if disease persists or recurs. Another helpful tip comes from the pathologist. If the diseased area removed has "negative margins" your risk of persistent disease is low. Avoid getting another hpv infection too! ...Read more

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Can the doctors tell if a person has cervical cancer before they get a cone biopsy done?

Cervical cancer: Sometimes it's possible to tell ahead of time but not always. Usually a biopsy is done first to make the diagnosis. But since the biopsy is just a small piece of tissue, it's possible that there may be a cancer in a different area of the cervix that wasn't biopsied. In that case, it would be found on the pathology of the cone biopsy instead. ...Read more

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If my biopsy came back with severe dysplasia level 3, does it mean that I have cervical cancer?

If my biopsy came back with severe dysplasia level 3, does it mean that I have cervical cancer?

May not be: Type iii dysplasia means, 2/3 of the cells of the lining are abnormal. Could be a carcinoma in situ (means safe, cancer cells are not invading) only your expert can answer after further tests, need close monitoring and treatment. ...Read more

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I have moderate cervical cancer lesions, i already had puncture & cone biopsy? What's the next step & can it be done in a dr's office?

Probably surgery: It is very important to follow up with your gyn and ask these questions of them. It does depend on what kind of abnormality is on the biopsies but may need to involve a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Is a pap smear enough to diagnose cervical cancer, or is biopsy necessary?

Is a pap smear enough to diagnose cervical cancer, or is biopsy necessary?

Depends: Pap smear is usually a screening tool that if abnormal prompts one to do a colposcopy with biopsy to definitively diagnose cervical cancer. Although ca in situ can be seen initially with a pap smear. ...Read more

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Of the 5% of people who do have dysplasia after first having a Lletz and 1 year later a cone biopsy, how many will develop cervical cancer?

Of the 5% of people who do have dysplasia after first having a Lletz and 1 year later a cone biopsy, how many will develop cervical cancer?

Depends on staging: If the procedures were done for CIN III also known as severe dysplasia or carcinoma in situ and it was eradicated TOTALLY by Pathology report then there are few recurrences of note. If the Lletz or LEEP procedure extended beyond the borders on the Pathology report or was invasive carcinoma then statistics are different entirely. ...Read more

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Can loop excision show cervical cancer after punch biopsy showed high grade cin?

CIN: Yes, it depends on what's going on at the exact sight of the biopsy. Either biopsy could have found invasion/cancer. ...Read more

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I had a cervical biopsy 2 weeks ago they seen a white spot and I have a lot of vaginal pain and excessive discharge could I have cervical cancer?

Find the results of: You will get the answer if you find out the results of your biopsy of the cervix. That is why the doctor did this procedure so he/she can address the question you have raised. ...Read more

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I have been told that I have moderate to severe lesions of cervical cancer I have had a puncture biopsy and a cone biopsy now my doctor wants to do another cone biopsy should I get a second opinion or stay with the doctor im at?

Ask your Dr.: Your doctor probably has the best plan as described. But he should be glad for you to get a second opinion. After all, doctors should really want the best for you, and that includes you having access to other input/insight to get your full understanding and confidence of options. Dr. Beckman. ...Read more

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Do you have a blood test, pap or biopsy test for cervical cancer?

Do you have a blood test, pap or biopsy test for cervical cancer?

Pap, biopsy and HPV: Cervial cancer screening depends on pap smears and hpv testing. If there are abnormal findings, a biopsy and examination by a pathologist are needed. ...Read more

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My sister had a biopsy of her breast abnormal mamo and abnormal mass in ovary what are the changes of cancer she had cervical cancer prior should I be?

My sister had a biopsy of her breast abnormal mamo and abnormal mass in ovary what are the changes of cancer she had cervical cancer prior should I be?

Clarification: Hi, I'm not sure if I understand ur question, r u asking about the chance of you having breast cancer or the question is if the mass in ur sisters ovary and breast are cancerous, please clarify, cervical cancer is not related to ovarian and breast cancer, although Ovarian and breast cancer could share an abnormal gene., called BRACA gene, ...Read more

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Can i still conceive after having a cone biopsy? Had a cone biopsy in 2001 for cervical cancer test. Does scar tissue on cervix prevent me from getting pregnant?

Can i still conceive after having a cone biopsy? Had a cone biopsy in 2001 for cervical cancer test. Does scar tissue on cervix prevent me from getting pregnant?

The : The cone biopsy in 2001 would not typically produce scar tissue that would prevent conception. The cone biospy would have been performed on your cervix (outside of the uterus), not on the inside of your uterus. ...Read more

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When getting an MRI scan for cervical cancer, will the test results be ready that day or how long does it take?

When getting an MRI scan for cervical cancer, will the test results be ready that day or how long does it take?

1-3 days: You should have the results within 72 hrs. You certainly have the right to call and ask if you haven't heard by then. Many times it is read the same day. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long will pap smears take before results are final? And are they necassery if you're not at risk for hpv? Any other causes of cervical cancer?

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How long will pap smears take before results are final? And are they necassery if you're not at risk for hpv? Any other causes of cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer: Usually 3 days in most labs.
Yes, current guideline recommend you be screened regardless your risk for hpv infection because not all cervical cancer is caused by hpv infection. Women under-age 30 should not be screened with hpv testing. The combination of hpv and pap testing is an option for screening women age 30 and older. Other cervical cancer risk include: smoking, oral contraceptive use,. ...Read more

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How long does it take HPV to turn into cervical cancer?

How long does it take HPV to turn into cervical cancer?

Months to years: Once a hpv invades a cell, active infections occur, and the virus can be transmitted. Several months to years pass before squamous intraepithelial lesions (sil) develop and can be clinically detected. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will the cervical cancer jab ache for?

Can someone tell me how long will the cervical cancer jab ache for?

Radiation : Causes most cells to cease cycling... Temporarily. Some chemotherapeutics target the mitotic spindle causing a stop at metaphase. Others stall in g1. We tried using this information in the 60s -80's... The subject is not spoken of now that the human genome, signaling pathways and thier control seem more modern and erudite. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from cervical cancer surgery?

6-8 weeks: If you've had surgery involving an open incision, or laparotomy, it will take 6-8 weeks to heal. If your surgery was laparoscopic or if you had a cone biopsy your recovery will probably be quicker. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from cervical cancer surgery?

Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from cervical cancer surgery?

1 month: Cervical cancer where a radical hysterectomy is performed necessitates removal of uterus plus tubes and ovaries, ureteral dissection to trigone, pelvic lymph node dissection and resection upper vagina. Healing in about 1wk with small bowel dropping to pelvis. Discharge with bowel function and about 2-3 wks home recup. ...Read more

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How fast can an abnormal pap transform into cervical cancer, how long does one typically have before this happens?

How fast can an abnormal pap transform into cervical cancer, how long does one typically have before this happens?

Depends-"abnormal": There is a wide range of abnormal pap smear results. Some tests come back showing you have a virus called hpv which is extremely common in sexually active women. Pap smears can also show that the cells of the cervix themselves are abnormal, showing pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. Since "abnormal" can mean so many things, the time to turn into cancer will vary. ...Read more

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How long does it take for severe dysplasia to progress to cervical cancer if not all abnormal cells are found and removed?

How long does it take for severe dysplasia to progress to cervical cancer if not all abnormal cells are found and removed?

varies: It could be 5-10 years or it could resolve on its own depending on cause of the dysplasia and risk factors. Work on eliminating risks like smoking, synthetic hormones (oc's), multiple partners. Work on improving immune system with weight loss, organic chemical free diet, exercise, and immune boosting supplements. ...Read more

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How long does it take 4 abnormal cells to turn into cervical cancer? 22, had ultrasound 1 yr agopap every 6mnths nothing there just abnormal cells.

How long does it take 4 abnormal cells to turn into cervical cancer? 22, had ultrasound 1 yr agopap every 6mnths nothing there just abnormal cells.

No one knows: A clinical cancer has millions or billions of cells, by the time it is detected. (Cells are very tiny) To calculate the time required to go from a few to lots depends on the doubling time, which can varry even in similar tumors. ...Read more

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I was reading about trichomonas on internet. It said that having this for a long time can increase chances of getting cervical cancer. Is this true?

No: Cervical cancer is caused by hpv which is also a std trich usually just causes a vaginal discharge, but if u have trich it needs to be treated and your partner needs to be treated no reason to have trich for a long time as it is easily treatable! ...Read more

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How long does surgery take to remove Cervical Cancer?

How long does surgery take to remove Cervical Cancer?

Minor surgery: This is a minor surgery. Will not take long to complete tjis procedure. Probably under one hour.

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Cervical cancer after operation how long can restore health??

Unsure: I am not sure what you are asking. But sounds like u had surgery for cervical cancer and want to know when to return to normal activity. It depends on type of surgery. For the most part, after any cervical procedure, you should wait 4-6 weeks before returning to any exercise, lifting or sex. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long do I have to live with stage IV untreated cervical cancer?

It depends on the si: The site of metastases determines the prognosis and survival. Most patients will live from one to two years depending on where the cancer has spread to. Once the vital organs like liver or lungs are involved then it is likely to be about one year or less.
You should actually consider taking treatment with chemotherapy which is quite well tolerated and can extend life for another one or two years. ...Read more

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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more