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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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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 are the chances of getting breast cancer?

What are the chances of getting breast cancer?

The chance: It will depend on many factors- including your age of first period, the age of your first pregnancy, whether you have personal history of beast tumor/biopsy, whether you have family members with breast cancer/ovarian cancer, depending also on your weight, your diet, ocp etc. If family history+- you can calculate your personal risk using gail model calculatorhttp //www.Cancer.Gov/bcrisktool/. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting kidney cancer?

What are the chances of getting kidney cancer?

Low: The chances of any indiviudal developing kidney cancer is extremely low. However if you smoke or have a family history of cancer, then your chances increases. ...Read more

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What are the chances of men getting breast cancer?

What are the chances of men getting breast cancer?

1 in a 1000: Breast cancer remains very rare in men; only 1% of cases occur in men. All else being equal, men present with more advanced disease due to the lack of awareness of breast cancer and the absence of any screening studies such as mammograms. Matched stage for stage, survival is the same for men or women. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting cancer?

What are the odds of getting cancer?

Fairly high in older: Cancer is often a disease of the older years(60+yrs) As we get older, odds of Cancer keep going up and about one in three of us will develop cancer during our life time. So be alert, yet think positive that more than half of us will not face this problem. ...Read more

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What are the corollaries of getting cervical cancer?

What are the corollaries of getting cervical cancer?

Cervical Cancer: Depending on the stage of the cancer, it is treated by a cone biopsy or a radical hysterectomy. It could mean you can't have children again. The cancer seems to spread to organs that are next to it so it can cause a blockage of the tube that connects the kidney to the bladder and that would be even more extensive. Is this the answer you are looking for? ...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 having bladder cancer?

What are the chances of having bladder cancer?

See below: About 75, 000 bladder cancers and about 15, 000 deaths from bladder cancer each year in the us. For details see this site. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/bladder. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cervical and ovarian cancer?

Pain and Bleeding: Cervical cancer can present with pain and bleeding from the vagina. Ovarian cancer is tough to diagnose as it cant be picked up on a PAP smear like cervical cancer. Ovarian cancers normally present with pelvic pain. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting endometrial cancer after breast cancer?

What are the odds of getting endometrial cancer after breast cancer?

Low, but...: Both of these diseases are common, may be related to estrogen in older women, and if they occur at the same time may warn of a cancer family syndrome though the link isn't classic. Neither causes the other. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting breast cancer twice?

What are the odds of getting breast cancer twice?

Risk factors: This is a difficult question to answer in a general fashion. Knowing the specifics of the first breast cancer like stage and treatment are important. Also risk factors like family history and brca status play a role. I recommend you contact your oncologist or surgeon and possibly a genetic cancer to review your individual risk and get a personalized answer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting colon cancer with crohns?

What are the chances of getting colon cancer with crohns?

Higher than without: Crohns. How much higher is not clear, but the risk of colon cancer is higher in patients with crohns. This warrants a closer screening and you should follow your doctor's advice. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2700422/. ...Read more

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What are the chances of recurrence of ovarian cancer?

What are the chances of recurrence of ovarian cancer?

It depends: It is dependent on Stage of cancer when first treated. For those who had treatment for stage 3/4 the risk of recurrence is quite high()>50%). it is much lower for stage 1/2. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

It depends on lifest: Oral cancers are more common in people who smoke and drink acessively.So if you do not have these lifestyle issues, then the odds of oral cancer are very low. Recently there has been concern with hpv infections causing throat cancers...So oral sex may be implicated in this causation. ...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 the chances of getting breast cancer at 26?

What are the chances of getting breast cancer at 26?

Very low: The risk of breast cancer at the age f 26 is very low. Factors that would increase your risks would include a family history or an inherited breast cancer gene mutation breast cancer cases are considered either sporadic with a lifetime risk of 1 in 8 or genetic which may be a lot higher it would be important to know your risk factors. ...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 chance of having ovarian cancer?

Low: The answer, of course, depends on the situation. The lifetime incidence for ovarian cancer in the general population is around 1 in 80 women. That risk is higher for women with BRCA mutations, Lynch syndrome, or a significant family history of cancer, especially breast, ovarian, uterine, or colon cancer. The risk is higher for women who have fewer children, less breastfeeding and no OCP use. ...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