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With cervical and uterine cancer which procedure is preferable: a particial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?

With cervical and uterine cancer which procedure is preferable: a particial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?

Full: If you have cancer you should see a gyn oncologist to make sure that hysterectomy is done correctly for cancer treatment. Sometimes they wait on surgery for other treatments first. Ask to see a gyn oncologist. ...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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I have cervical and uterine cancer. Should I get a partial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?

I have cervical and uterine cancer. Should I get a partial hysterectomy or a full hysterectomy?

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 more

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Just been diagnosed with uterine cancer stage three awaiting hysterectomy will i need chemo?

Just been diagnosed with uterine cancer stage three awaiting hysterectomy will i need chemo?

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

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How do they decide whether to sample lymph nodes during a hysterectomy for uterine cancer?

How do they decide whether to sample lymph nodes during a hysterectomy for uterine cancer?

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 more

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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

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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?

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

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I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?

I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer.  What;s the recovery time?

Quick : Robotic surgery allows rapid recovery. You will need to confirm the plan with your surgeon. Most likely you will stay overnight in the hospital. People usually take 2-6 weeks before returning to work ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the mean survival rate for fast spreading cervical and uterine 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

Dr. Robert Marcus
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Uterine Cancer (Definition)

Uterine cancer is cancer of the uterus, the female organ in which the implantation of an embryo and carrying of a fetus take place. Cancer usually develops in the cells that form the uterine--a portion of which are shed ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more