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Can you suggest some good resource/support websites for young women with ovarian, endometrial or cervical cancer?

Can you suggest some good resource/support websites for young women with ovarian, endometrial or cervical cancer?

ACS: If you want resources for gyn cancer, the ACS site is excellent: Here is the link to cervical cancer. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/index Hope this helps! V ...Read more

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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 not had cervical cancer vaccination HPV (human papilloma virus) please help me!?

I have not had cervical cancer vaccination HPV (human papilloma virus) please help me!?

How ?: You have provided no useful information as a basis for an answer. If you never had the hpv vaccine, consider yourself likely exposed and infected. Regular pap smears have been the mainstay of cervical cancer screening for decades, and you should follow that program. Years from now the vaccine may decrease the need for annual paps, for now, most need them. ...Read more

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Can genital warts be associated with vaginal dysbiosis? if I try to restore my vaginal microbiome will it cure hpv genital warts?

Can genital warts be associated with vaginal dysbiosis? if I try to restore my vaginal microbiome will it cure hpv genital warts?

No: Genital warts are triggered by invasion of your genital tissue by one or more strains of the HPV virus.The warts can clear spontaneously over the next 3 years by action of your own immune system, or you can have them treated/removed. The germ will remain in your tissues,however and can trigger warts again at some point. ...Read more

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Can anyone explainhpv as it relates to oral sex, oral, throat & anal cancer? If you have oral sex with someone with HPV does HPV linger in your mouth?

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Can anyone explainhpv as it relates to oral sex, oral, throat & anal cancer? If you have oral sex with someone with HPV does HPV linger in your mouth?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is a virus (human papilloma virus). Some strains of this virus can cause warts/papillomas and others are at higher risk for causing certain cancers. It is transmitted by intimate contact. Exposure does not necessarily mean you will become infected. ...Read more

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Help please! could BV cause vulva cancer?

Help please! could BV cause vulva cancer?

What is BV?: Please do not use abbreviations! they can only mislead you and everyone else. ...Read more

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How are PID and vaginal cancer related?

How are PID and vaginal cancer related?

Both are STD's: Pid (pelvic inflammatory disease) starts with a sexually transmitted bacterial infection such as gonorrhea or chlamydia which gains access to the upper pelvic organs. Vaginal dysplasia and cancer start off with the sexually-transmitted hpv (human papilloma virus), which also can cause cervical and vulvar cancers. So these two diseases are caused by different agents indifferent areas. ...Read more

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Are vulval cancer and vaginal cancer caused by hpv?

Are vulval cancer and vaginal cancer caused by hpv?

Associated: Hpv is associated with genital areas for warts and cancers in men and women which can include inside into the vagina and cervix and anus. Head and neck linings can also be associated with hpv. What I am saying hpv does not always lead to or cause these cancers and these cancers can occur without hpv. Gardasil vaccines can help prevent hpv. ...Read more

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How does the new medication gardasil help treat HPV and cancer?

How does the new medication gardasil help treat HPV and cancer?

Doesn't treat it: Gardasil is a vaccine which includes strains of the virus known to cause hpv & related cervical, vaginal, anal & throat cancers.If given prior to infection, the body develops protective levels of antibodies. These antibodies will stop the germ from infecting you if exposed later. The vaccine does nothing to treat anyone after they have the germ in their system or have a related cancer. ...Read more

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Can using estriol protect against future breast cancer in a peri or post menopausal woman?

Can using estriol protect against future breast cancer in a peri or post menopausal woman?

Au Contraire!: Chemistry is a foreign language too, worse when used in drugs. This cmpd has an additional -oh group on the steroid rings, so cleave it an you get Estradiol - pure estrogen. Contraindicated in people with er + tumors, i.E makes tumors grow. It is proposed as an alternative to prempro (conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone) for thos with severe hot flashes, and not at high risk for breast cancer. ...Read more

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Does the cervical cancer shot help reduce the risk for cervical cancer from taking birth control pills?

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Does the cervical cancer shot help reduce the risk for cervical cancer from taking birth control pills?

Kind of: Birth control pills can increase the risk of cervical cancer in a round about way. If you have unprotected sex (don't use a condom) because you figure you're safe on the pill to do so, then you may contract the hpv virus which can cause cervical cancer. The vaccine can reduce the chance of you catching this virus. The moral is, birth control pill or not, use a condom to reduce your risk of std's. ...Read more

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BRCA2+, still have breasts (non dense) and ovaries,no uterus. Can I use local estrogen for severe vaginal dryness safely?

BRCA2+, still have breasts (non dense) and ovaries,no uterus. Can I use local estrogen for severe vaginal dryness safely?

Controversial: The use of Hormone therapy is a highly individual decision especially for someone who is BRCA positive. Consider seeing a genetic counselor to calculate your individual lifetime and 5 year risk. Then counseling could be done regarding hormone therapy products. ...Read more

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Can kids get vaginal cancer?

Can kids get vaginal cancer?

One kind, rarely: There is one rare type of vaginal cancer that is usually seen in young girls. It is called sarcoma botryoides or embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, and looks like a bunch of grapes that hang out through the opening of the vagina. It can be treated with a combination of surgery and chemotherapy, and sometimes radiation. ...Read more

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Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Might help: There are at least 2 strains involved in those cancers and any of the available HPV vaccines can help prevent them, if given prior to exposure to those strains.After you acquire HPV from a problem strain, the vaccine cannot cure or remove it from your system. ...Read more

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