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Is There A Cure For Cervical Cancer Early Stage
Surgery: Very early stage cervical cancer is usually treated surgically. Depending on stage, this can be a relatively minor surgery (cone biopsy) or a more involved surgery including hysterectomy and removal of lymph nodes in the pelvis. Less early cervical cancer is typically treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. ...Read more
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
No: A hysterectomy is not really a way of detecting cervical cancer. An annual pap smear is used to detect precancerous changes. If abnormal the next step is an exam under a microscope followed by a biopsy. These are ways of detecting cancer and precancerous changes. A hysterectomy is a treatment option in early stages of cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if a young woman (19) has the possible early signs of cervical cancer, will she survive?
Yes, by all means: Cervix cancer would be very unusual in a 19 year old. It is not uncommon to see abnormal cells on apap test which can go away with time. You just need to follow up with your gynecologist so that any suspicious changes have been resolved with longer time or they may need to be treated by a gynecologist. ...Read more
Does repeated cycle of chemotherapy (6 sessions again after 6 months) ensure complete cure of cervical cancer?
No: Nothing is 100%. You will need ongoing and continuous surveillance to be able detect a recurrence as early as possible. ...Read more
2 out os 100, 000: Cervical cancer in the early 20s is very rare. However, these are the years when, depending upon number of sexual partners, you will be exposing yourself the the virus that causes cervical cancer later in life. It is best to be very selective in your intimacy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
30%: 30% risk of recurrence with Stage 3b. Please discuss more details with your oncologist who knows your case better. ...Read more
See doctor: And get tested. Early symptoms vary from person to person and testing is the only way to tell. ...Read more
Many cancer centers: There many hospitals in the U.S. With expertise and a long record of excellence in treating cervical cancer. The best plan is prevention, with regular pap smears and good follow-up care. Consult sources such as U.S. News & world report hospital rankings to find an excellent hospital near you. If there is a major university in your area, it will likely have a good hospital associated with it. ...Read more
Can a 84 year old with stage 4 cervical cancer be cured and how lond does a person in stage 4 live?
My friend said she has stage 6 cervical cancer and she is 7 mos pregnant she says the dr gave her only 2 yrs to live is there a cure for her?
What diseases can a pap smear detect? I've heard that a pap can be used as a means for early detection of cervical cancer. Are there any other diseases that it can find?
Yes: Pap smear can defind cervical cancer including squamous carcinoma and adenocarcinoma, and cell changes which could be precancer changes (follow up is important). Pap smear can reveal trichomonas vaginalis, herpes virus changes, fungal organisms-candida, can reveal normal and atypical endometrial cells. Metastasis to the cervix could be seen on pap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes first time pcos at age 40, cervical erosion and bloody discharge? Could it be cervical cancer relapse or early menopause?
What are side effect of taking gardsil? Does it really prevent cervical cancer because if it did doesn't that mean they found a cure for cancer confus
Nothing major: No major side effects have been linked to the Gardasil vaccine. Minor side effects include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and pain at the injection site. Gardasil provides immunity against hpv types 16 and 18, which cause almost 70% of cervical cancers. But not all hpv types are covered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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