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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

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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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 is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

What is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: The 5 year survival rates for cervical cancer depend on how advanced the disease is. Stage I (cancer only in cervix) is >90%, stage 2 (cancer spread just beyond cervix) is 60-80%, stage 3 (cancer spread to vagina or to pelvic wall) is 50%, stage 4 (cancer spread to bladder, rectum, elsewhere) is <30%. Regular pap smears result in early detection of cervical cancer and high chance for cure! ...Read more

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How can I reduce chances of getting cervical cancer?

How can I reduce chances of getting cervical cancer?

Vaccination and PAP: If you are under the age of 25 you should get vaccinated for hpv. Limit the number or sexual partners and get regular pap examinations, do not smoke and drink only in moderation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of dieing from cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: Like any other cancer, cervical cancer survival is closely linked to early detection and treatment. The more extensive the spread of the cancer the more likely it is to kill you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of cervical cancer for young people?

What are the chances of cervical cancer for young people?

Not rare: Back in the old days, 30000 americans, many of them young women, died of cancer of the cervix. The only reason this isn't happening nowadays is that we're picking it up earlier and treating it before it fully expresses itself. The hpv vaccine will lower the frequency, but the lesions that precede cervical cancer are very common. ...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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I'm just wondering, if your diagnosed with cervical cancer what are your chances of living?

Good: Cervical cancer has good prognosis with high cure rates for stage 1 and 2. Even with stage 3, about 2/3 rds of patients live normal lives. Sage-4 is bad neews just like any other cancer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving stage 4 cervical cancer?

What are the chances of surviving stage 4 cervical cancer?

Bad prognosis: Localized stage 0 cervical cancer has 90 % 5 yr survival with distant metastasis stage IV the rate drops to 16.2 %. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting ovarian and cervical cancer?

What are the chances of getting ovarian and cervical cancer?

Low. The rates are.: 11, 000 new cases of cervical cancer (NCI estimate) occurred in the US in 2008. It is crucial to recognize that the majority of these cases could have been prevented with regular Pap screening. In the future, vaccination will likely reduce this rate significantly. In 2010 about 22, 000 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed. Oca is more age-associated than Cca. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a secondary cancer after having cervical cancer?

What are the chances of a secondary cancer after having cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer: The chances of a second cancer are low after invasive cervical cancer. If you had radiation treatment, you are at increased risk of developing a uterine sarcoma. Any women with cervical cancer is at risk for development of other hpv related cancers: throat, vagina, vulva, anus. However, overall risk is < 1 in 10. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting cervical cancer if my sister died from it?

What are my chances of getting cervical cancer if my sister died from it?

Depends: For the most part, your chances will not increase because your sister had cervical cancer. Cancer of the cervix is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a virus (hpv). However, not everyone infected with the virus will go on to develop cervical cancer. So individual and perhaps family predisposition may influence the overall cancer risk. You should speak to your doctor about pap smears. ...Read more

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What are the chances of HPV turning into cervical cancer?

What are the chances of HPV turning into cervical cancer?

Hard to say: About 80% of the cervical cancers have hpv as the major causative factor. However, only a very small proportion of the women infecred with hpv develop cervical cancer. Girls/women 9-26 yrs of age should get vaccinated against hpv. ...Read more

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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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What are my chances of getting cervical cancer if my mom had it?

Cervical cancer: There is no well-established model of a genetic basis for cervical cancer. Enviromental exposure/risk factors in developing cervical cancer include : early onset of sexual activity, multiple partners, high risk sexual partner (known hpv), immunocompromised, history of std. The more risk factors the higher your risk to develop cervical cancer. A routine screening with papsmear is recommended. ...Read more

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How do you get cervical cancer? It runs in my family, so what are my chances?

How do you get cervical cancer? It runs in my family, so what are my chances?

HPV and partners: There are many risk factors for cervical cancer. Heredity is one. Early age at first intercourse, multiple sex partners, smoking and hormonal status are others. The single most important risk factor is infection with hpv, a sexually transmitted infection. Vaccination to prevent the common cancer causing types of hpv is availabe for girls and young women. ...Read more

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How does time of losing your virginity affect your chance of getting a cervical cancer?

How does time of losing your virginity affect your chance of getting a cervical cancer?

It doesn't: The more sexual partners you have over a lifetime, the higher your risk of contracting a certain sexually transmitted disease called hpv. Certain strains of hpv will increase your risk of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer, once eliminated with 6 chemotherapy sessions?

What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer, once eliminated with 6 chemotherapy sessions?

Cervical ca: Hi, I'm sorry to hear about ur cervical cancer but it all depends on what stage, so what stage of cervical cancer did you have? ...Read more

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How high are the chances of having breast cancer and cervical cancer at the age of 24?

How high are the chances of having breast cancer and cervical cancer at the age of 24?

Mixed picture: Outside of genetic causes, breast cancer in a 24 year old is very uncommon, although it can occur. Cervical cancer, on the other hand is not uncommon in that age group, and would be much more of a concern. Fortunately, having regular pap smears is an excellent way of screening for the precursors of cervical cancer and should be part of your healthcare plan. ...Read more

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What is the cure for early stage cervical cancer?

What is the cure for early stage cervical cancer?

Local: When early stage cervix Ca defined and in many cases missed because cells in Pap look normal, a new mAb can define transforming cells by IHC to nearly 100%. Should such transformation be taking place without invasion of pretumor cells of basement membrane, then cryosurgery or cone resection of cervix can result in complete elimination of disease. ...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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Does smoking increase the chance of getting cervical cancer in women with endemetriosis?

Does smoking increase the chance of getting cervical cancer in women with endemetriosis?

Probably not: Although, smoking increase the risk of many types of cancer, cervical cancer has been shown to be caused almost exclusively by hpv (human papilloma virus) that smoking has nothing to do with. Endometriosis is a disorder of uterine endometrium and that has nothing to do with the cervix either. ...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?

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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What are the chances of developing advanced cervical cancer if last pap was normal and about a year ago?

Quite unlikely. ...: Not precise, but I would think the answer is something less than 2-3%. But the catch is if you had a "true" normal. Unfortunately, the Pap test, like any test, is not perfect. The chances of a Pap smear being reported as negative, when it is truly positive (a false neg), is probably around 25%, due to not retrieving proper cells or errors in lab handling. Then subsequent cancer chance higher. ...Read more

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I was reading about trichomonas on internet. It said that having this for a long time can increase chances of getting cervical cancer. Is this true?

No: Cervical cancer is caused by hpv which is also an std trich usually just causes a vaginal discharge, but if u have trich it needs to be treated and your partner needs to be treated no reason to have trich for a long time as it is easily treatable! ...Read more

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


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