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What is the cure for early stage cervical cancer?

What is the cure for early stage cervical cancer?

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

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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Is a hysterectomy the only cure out there for early detection cervical cancer?

Is a hysterectomy the only cure out there for early detection cervical cancer?

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 more

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Is there a good cure for cervical cancer without using therapy or operation?

Is there a good cure for cervical cancer without using therapy or operation?

Can't be done: Cervical cancer is serious, and cure requires treatment. Early stage disease can be treated with surgery; many patients are treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. Once present, cervical cancer can't be eradicated without treatment. ...Read more

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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

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How can I detect cervical cancer early?

How can I detect cervical cancer early?

Pap smear: If you are young...Should get Gardasil but routine gyn visits are best way. ...Read more

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Can cervical cancer be completely cured?

Can cervical cancer be completely cured?

Yes: It can be cured almost certainly in the early stages and as the disease stage progresses, the probability of cure decreases. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of early cervical cancer?

What are the symptoms of early cervical cancer?

No symptoms: No symptoms in the earlier stages where cure could be assured, a compelling reason to get a simple pap smear. As stage advances bleeding, advances as it spreads into pelvic and distant organs, obstructive uropathy etc. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting cervical cancer in your early 20s?

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 more

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What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer once cured and eliminated from stage 3b?

What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer once cured and eliminated from stage 3b?

30%: 30% risk of recurrence with Stage 3b. Please discuss more details with your oncologist who knows your case better. ...Read more

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What happens after radiation for cervical cancer? Is it cured?

What happens after radiation for cervical cancer? Is it cured?

Most are cured: Radiation therapy is highly effective inn early cancer of the cervix. You should find out what stage of Cancer it is, that would give you a better idea about the chances for cure ...Read more

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If I thought I may have aids or even cervical cancer how would I no? What's early symptoms?

If I thought I may have aids or even cervical cancer how would I no? What's early symptoms?

See doctor: And get tested. Early symptoms vary from person to person and testing is the only way to tell. ...Read more

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Where in the u.S. Is the center with best cures in cancer treatment, especially cervical cancer?

Where in the u.S. Is the center with best cures in cancer treatment, especially cervical cancer?

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

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Can a 84 year old with stage 4 cervical cancer be cured and how lond does a person in stage 4 live?

Can a 84 year old with stage 4 cervical cancer be cured and how lond does a person in stage 4 live?

Cervical cancer: In general, the 5 year survival for stage iva or b cervical cancer is 15-16%. Healthier and younger patients generally do better. The treatment for an 84 yo may be too much to tolerate ...Read more

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Is it true that if a girl has higher risk of cervical cancer if she starts having sex early?

Is it true that if a girl has higher risk of cervical cancer if she starts having sex early?

HPV causes cervix ca: Starting sex early increases likelihood of multiple sex partners, which increase risk of acquiring hpv (human papilloma virus) which in turn increases risk of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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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 more

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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

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 more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more