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Cervical Uterine Cancer Hysterectomy Full
With cervical and uterine cancer which procedure is preferable: a particial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?
The uterus is the female organ in which conception and carrying of the fetus takes place. The cervix is the opening of the uterus. Cancers of the cervix are usually of squamous cell variety. The uterus usually develops cancer in the cells which develop the lining (which is shed every month). This type of cancer is ...Read more
Cancer: Make sure you see a gyn oncologyst. They are really trained, and will tell you exactly what you need. Cervica cancer early stages can be treated with surgery. More advance stages require only radiation as treatment. So make sure you see a specialist dealing only with cancer in the genital area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes will Need : Yes will need aggressive therapy , to eradicate disease completely from pelvis , most of the time besides chemotherapy radiation is also required. Please follow you doctors advise carefully . If you are not sure take a second opinion also , your doctors will be happy to provide such service. Good luck. ...Read more
They usually just do: Most surgeries where the uterus is removed for uterine cancers will have some lymph node sampling. This sampling is not usually done when the pre-operative diagnosis is a pre-cancerous condition, even though cancer may be found on the final pathology evaluation. Surgeries to place radioactive implants to treat cancer do not involve lymph node sampling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it actually true that doctors will do a hysterectomy because of family history of uterine cancer?
How can d and c biopsy show uterine cancer and then hysterectomy pathology complex hyperplasia atypic? How can I be told I have cancer when I don't?
Talk to pathologist: There is more than one likely explanation. A superficial cancer may have been scrapped away by D&C not leaving any recognizable cancer, even though it is there in an occult form. It is also possible that there was an error in reading the D&C tissue. It would be prudent for and your doctor to talk to the pathologist who examined the tissues. ...Read more
Is radiation be used to treat uterine cancer? After a hysterectomy, will i still need radiation treatments for uterine cancer?
Possible: You should discuss with your oncologist and gynecologist but what steps are required after hysterectomy depend on how advanced the cancer is when it is discovered. If it is confined to the uterus often a hysterectomy is all that is needed. If it is spread outside the uterus other treatments may be needed. ...Read more
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
Can cervical or uterine cancer procedure be done in a dr's office to resolve or./and remove cancer?
Difficult? to answer: Unless you provide details of the stage of this cancer, we can not give you a good answer. Besides knowing the stage it matters where the cancer has spread to and also what treatment is being done and if it is helping or failing. Unless the treatment has been used up, there is no telling how long the patient may live because a good response to treatment or lack of it can change everything! ...Read more
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