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What are the chances of dieing from cervical cancer?

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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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 you die from cervical cancer?

Can you die from cervical cancer?

Yes: As in any cancer the stage and extent of the cancer is very important to figure out the prognosis. Prognosis predicts how likely it is to die of the cancer. Cervical cancer can lead to spread to other parts of the body and a person can die of it. Early stages however are cureable and the patient won't die if treated appropriately. Even later stages may have lower but potential cure rates. ...Read more

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Do women die from cervical cancer?

Do women die from cervical cancer?

Yes: Early detection , and early treatment will give best results, late detection and late treatments will results bad prognosis. ...Read more

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Can I die from cervical cancer if I ignore it?

Can I die from cervical cancer if I ignore it?

Yes: Please dont ignore it. Yes, people can die from cervical cancer. It is one of the most common cause of death due to cancer in developing countries /third world countries- due to the lack of knowledge and access to get papsmear. See your oncologist. ...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 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 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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Can you die from cervical cancer vaccine?

Undoubtedly: There will be a case of allergy, but this is an amazingly effective and safe vaccine. I have vaccinated all of my daughters ( youngest is 14) and would my sons as well, but have none. ...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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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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I am so scared that i will test positive for HPV and die from cervical cancer. I don't know what to do to calm my nerves. ?

I am so scared that i will test positive for HPV and die from cervical cancer. I don't know what to do to calm my nerves. ?

Take heart.: Hpv infection is common, but only a few subtypes progress to cancer. There is also a long lead time from infection to cervical cancer, so active surveillance with pap smears and colposcopy can significantly reduce the chance of developing advanced disease. This is an important public health concern, but if you are proactive, practice safe sex, & do not let anxiety consume you, you'll be just fine. ...Read more

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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


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