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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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Should a nonsexually active woman of 26 wait to have a smear test done until she's sexually active? How high is her risk of cervical cancer at present

Should a nonsexually active woman of 26 wait to have a smear test done until she's sexually active? How high is her risk of cervical cancer at present

Low risk but possibl: In the US, the first formal pelvic exam and surveillance is recommended within the first year of sexual activity or by age 21. Further exams would be determined by the results of your initial exam and the preference of your physician. The risk of cervical cancer is low at 26 but does occur and the salvage rate for advanced stages is less than early disease. ...Read more

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Docs, could a non-sexually active person get cervical cancer?

Docs, could a non-sexually active person get cervical cancer?

Non vs never: Any past sexual contact could have transferred the virus strains known to trigger cervical cancer. If you/they were never (ever) sexually active, they would be unlikely to develop it. ...Read more

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Do you have to be sexually active to get cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer: There are rare types of cervical cancer that can occur that have nothing to do with sex. ...Read more

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If someone has cervical cancer as a child would you suspect sexual abuse?

If someone has cervical cancer as a child would you suspect sexual abuse?

Hard not to, but: The incidence of CC in a child is very, very unusual. It takes 10-20 yrs to develop. Only 1% of cases are seen before age 20. But, it's not impossible. The contact might be prenatal )mother to child) or non-sexual hand contact w/ genital area, but it wouls raise the ? of abuse in most people. It's very rare - ask Dr! ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting cervical cancer if you have only had one sexual partner?

What are the chances of getting cervical cancer if you have only had one sexual partner?

Low: While the chances of dysplasia are low when you have only have a single sexual partner, your partner may not have only have a single partner, and therefore could infect you with hpv, the most common cause of cervical cancer. Do a pap smear and you will know if you are at risk. ...Read more

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So torn on this. My teen is not sexually active, should I still get her the cervical cancer shot?

So torn on this. My teen is not sexually active, should I still get her the cervical cancer shot?

Please do !: I am aware of the political and religious issues.In my opinion as a cancer doctor, go ahead and give her th 3 shots. If even she remains sexually pure till marriage, her husband might carry the virus and infect her. Up to 30% of throat cancer is caused by the virus and strains which are transmitted by oral sex. President clinton was naive and wrong when he said he did not have sex with this woman. ...Read more

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How fast can cervical cancer be diagnosed? Currently sexually inactive but had few times of oral sex 4 months ago.

How fast can cervical cancer be diagnosed? Currently sexually inactive but had few times of oral sex 4 months ago.

Get followed: Hopefully you're getting regular pap smears. Cervical cancer isn't going to develop overnight and is almost always preceded by at least one abnormal pap smear while it is still extremely curable. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...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