Doctor insights on:
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
Cervical cancer: This depends on your genes, your lifestyle, how many sexual partners you have had and whether or not you have unprotected sex. A vaccine is available that can give some woman protection against some vaccines implicated in causing cervical caner. Your rish rises dramatically if you are having frequent unprotected sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Discuss the goals, risks and benefits of treatment. In the end, the patient has the final decision. ...Read more
Apart from cervical cancer can pap smear pick up herpes.....How do u get it. What is treatment for it......I am married.
Herpes: There are two types of herpes, type one (usually infected by family members in childhood and mostly in the peri-oral area) and type two (was known as 'genital' herpes and is found somewhere between the belly button and the thighs). There is no herpes test with the pap smear. One has to have a blood test to determine if one has been infected with herpes. ...Read more
How is cervical cancer treated? What are the common treatments for cervical cancer? Will I have to get a hysterectomy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Depends: Uterine cancer: stage i surgery plus or minus chemo, same with ii though may add radiation, iii- surgery and chemotherapy and radiaton, IV - chemotherapy, radiation is for symptoms control only; cervical cancer-stage i surgery, stage ii - surgery plus or minus chemotherapy/radiation, stage iii - same as ii, IV - chemo only. Pathology important in treatment decisions as well.Not an easy answer. Ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got mri results after treatment for cervical cancer. It' is satisfactory. What does that mean.
My mom has cervical cancer it is stage two i want to know whether is it cureable and what is the treatment to be performed?
How is HPV harmful to men? For women it's cervical cancer. What about men? Does it cause cancer to them too? If so, what's the treatment to them?
2 Common Cancers: HPV has been associated with cancer of the penis. It is also the third major factor (after tobacco use & alcohol use) for oral cancer in men & women. When combined with tobacco and/or alcohol use & abuse, those with HPV have a much poorer outcome from treatment for oral cancer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take to die from either uterine or cervical cancer or both receiving no treatment whatsoever?
Why left untreated?: Cervical ca is one of the cancer that can be prevented and caught early with papsmear screening. Both cervical and uterine cancer can be cured if caught early when left untreated , they will grow locally to adjacent organs causing colon obstruction, fistula of vagina- bladder- colon; kidney failure, pain, etc as well as spreading to other organ. It'll be a few yrs of slow&painful process to die. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor online
- Survival cervical cancer without treatment
- What are the chances of getting cervical cancer when hpv high risk positive?
- Cervical cancer without intercourse
- Can you get cervical cancer without having hpv?
- Does cancer get bigger and smaller without treatment?
- What are the chances of getting ovarian and cervical cancer?
- High risk hpv cervical cancer
- Survival cervical cancer without hysterectomy
- What is cervical cancer and how can you decrease your risks of getting it?