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What Are The Risks Of Living With Cervical Cancer Without Getting Treatment
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
Stage IV: Without treatment stage IV melanoma has a very bad prognosis. Especially if the cancer has spread to the internal organs or brain. Even with treatment cure are very rare. Melanoma is best treated with surgery at an early stage. Early melanoma can be cured with surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've seen cases : Of what we call "neglected" breast cancer...And it is not pretty. The skin of the breast can dissolve, bleed, grow, and smell. It can leave deposits across the chest and back, and as it is destroying the breast and skin, cells can travel to brain, bones, liver. These women are miserable and sad...And hard to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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