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What are the risks of living with cervical cancer without getting treatment?

What are the risks of living with cervical cancer without getting treatment?

Progression: Without treatment there is a risk that the cancer progresses and can grow to a point where it is no longer curable and or may cause you symptoms that are difficult to manage. Receiving treatment at the earliest time possible is highly recommended. ...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 risks that I will develop cervical cancer?

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 more

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What are the risks of cervical cancer without treatmentt?

What are the risks of cervical cancer without treatmentt?

Death: Early stages cervical cancer are detectable, treatable and curable. If untreated they are not expected to survive. ...Read more

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How can I convince someone to get treatment for cervical cancer?

How can I convince someone to get treatment for cervical cancer?

See below: Discuss the goals, risks and benefits of treatment. In the end, the patient has the final decision. ...Read more

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Apart from cervical cancer can pap smear pick up herpes.....How do u get it. What is treatment for it......I am married.

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

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How is cervical cancer treated? What are the common treatments for cervical cancer? Will I have to get a hysterectomy?

How is cervical cancer treated? What are the common treatments for cervical cancer? Will I have to get a hysterectomy?

Depends on Stage: It depends on stage. Generally early stage is treated with surgery (radical hysterectomy) +/- chemotherapy and radiation therapy. More advanced stages are generally treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy without surgery. ...Read more

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Does treatment for cervical cancer hurt?

No,it should not: Cervical cancer is often treated with radiotherapy which is a painless procedure. Surgery is occasionally used. Even that may be painless if it is internal but some postop pain can be felt for few days if it is a major surgery. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cervical cancer?

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 more

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Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical ca Rx: The 3 mainstays of Rx for cervical cancer: Surgery, Radiation Oncology and Chemotherapy. Some ladies only need surgery while others need all three treatment modalities. ...Read more

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What should be known about cervical cancer treatment?

What should be known about cervical cancer treatment?

Get diagnosis/stage: The first thing is to get a histologic diagnosis about the grade followed by a full evaluation for staging of the disease as your very first step. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is 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