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How long does it take to go from carcinoma in situ to cervical cancer?

How long does it take to go from carcinoma in situ to cervical cancer?

Not all invasive: Cancers start in situ, and not all in situ cancers ultimately invade...But a lot do. So, there is no timetable of when that you can rely on. It is reasonable to take care of in situ when you find it, rather than trust an unreliable actor to behave itself the way you might like. ...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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Please tell me how long it takes for to go from CIN 3 (carcinoma in situ) to cervical cancer?

Please tell me how long it takes for to go from CIN 3 (carcinoma in situ) to cervical cancer?

I don't know: We were often reminded during pathology training that tumors don't read books. It best to see your doctor, and complete a course of treatment. The cells in cin3 look a lot like the cells in invasive cancer. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Is cervical carcinoma in situ considered cancer or pre cancer?

Is cervical carcinoma in situ considered cancer or pre cancer?

Pre- cancer: It is good to seek treatment from a gynecologist as it will require some form of local therapy to either excise it or burn it off with Laser or cryotherapy. if done well it can be easily eradicated. ...Read more

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How long does it take cin111 to turn into cervical cancer?

How long does it take cin111 to turn into cervical cancer?

Months to years: Progression to invasive cancer occurs in approximately 1% of cin1, 5% in cin2 and at least 12% in cin3. Progression to cancer takes a time period of years. Also, evidence suggests that cancer can occur without first detectably progressing through these stages and that a high grade intraepithelial neoplasia can occur without first existing as a lower grade. Pap smears with your doctor saves lives. ...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 an 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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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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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 does it take to die from either uterine or cervical cancer or both receiving no treatment whatsoever?

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 more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Carcinoma In Situ (Definition)

Depends on where this diagnosis was made. Is a non-invasive disease. Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast is treated with lumpectomy and sometimes hormone therapy & radiation. Lobular carcinoma in situ of breast is treated as a benign pre-cancerous lesion. Cancer in situ of the colon treated as an early cancer with surgery. Gynecologist can answer this ...Read more


In Situ (Definition)

Means localosed in place. Medical terms is for carcinoma "localized and did not spread out" it is really description of precancerous condition with bad name that disturbs many patients. Carcinoma in situ is not a killer. If left untreated will develop into invasive cancer ...Read more