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Doctor insights on: Survival Cervical Cancer Without Treatment

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Does treatment for cervical cancer hurt?

No,it should not: Cervical cancer is often treated with radiotherapy which is a painless procedure. Surgery is occasionally used. Even that may be painless if it is internal but some postop pain can be felt for few days if it is a major surgery. ...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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What is the treatment for cervical cancer?

What is the treatment for cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: Treatment for cervical cancer depends on the extent of the disease (stage). For earlier stages surgery alone can be used with some indications for radiation and or chemotherapy afterwards. In cases that are not early combined chemotherapy and radiation are typically used. ...Read more

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Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical ca Rx: The 3 mainstays of Rx for cervical cancer: Surgery, Radiation Oncology and Chemotherapy. Some ladies only need surgery while others need all three treatment modalities. ...Read more

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What should be known about cervical cancer treatment?

What should be known about cervical cancer treatment?

Get diagnosis/stage: The first thing is to get a histologic diagnosis about the grade followed by a full evaluation for staging of the disease as your very first step. ...Read more

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How can I convince someone to get treatment for cervical cancer?

How can I convince someone to get treatment for cervical cancer?

See below: Discuss the goals, risks and benefits of treatment. In the end, the patient has the final decision. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if my cervical cancer has not gone after treatment?

Could you tell me what happens if my cervical cancer has not gone after treatment?

Depends: If it is not completely gone them choices include surgery or a change of chemotherapy. I assume radiation was used already and if not then radiation can be used, but only once. Surgery can be a major procedure but a good choice if the cancer is completely localized to one place, if not then chemotherapy. ...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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Please answer me. Is a loop diathermy treatment for cervical cancer?

Please answer me. Is a loop diathermy treatment for cervical cancer?

Used For precancer: Carcinoma in situ or CIN is a precancerous condition which can be diagnosed with a PAP smear. If it is Grade-3 then loop diathermy can be useful to eliminate it before it becomes cancerous. ...Read more

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What check-ups should a woman have after treatment for cervical cancer?

What check-ups should a woman have after treatment for cervical cancer?

Cervix: Get a gyn oncologyst to see you and establish a follow up schedule. The surveillance lasts many years after procedure and requires earlier more visits. ...Read more

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What are the risks of living with cervical cancer without getting treatment?

What are the risks of living with cervical cancer without getting treatment?

Progression: Without treatment there is a risk that the cancer progresses and can grow to a point where it is no longer curable and or may cause you symptoms that are difficult to manage. Receiving treatment at the earliest time possible is highly recommended. ...Read more

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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