Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is Cervical Cancer And How Can You Decrease Your Risks Of Getting It

Share
1

1
What is cervical cancer and how can you decrease your risks of getting it?

What is cervical cancer and how can you decrease your risks of getting it?

Cancer of the Cervix: The cervix is the lowest part of the uterus, that dilates during labor to let the baby out. Cancer in this part of the uterus almost always caused by infection with human papiloma virus, or hpv. This is the same virus that causes genital warts, but most warts don't lead to cancer. To prevent cervical cancer, you can get vaccinated when you are young, before you start having sex. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Barry Rosen
4,369 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What can a woman do to decrease her risk of getting cervical cancer?

What can a woman do to decrease her risk of getting cervical cancer?

One sexual partner: While the chances of dysplasia/cancer are low when you have only have a single sexual partner, your partner may not have only have a single partner, and therefore could infect you with hpv, the most common cause of cervical cancer. Do a pap smear and you will know if you are at risk. Using condoms or other barrier methods during sex will decrease your risk. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
I would like guide to how can you reduce the risk of cancer?

I would like guide to how can you reduce the risk of cancer?

Visit below address: There is a great review that you can read by going to: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/prevention/overview/patient. ...Read more

4

4
What is the cause of nasal cavity cancer and what can I do do minimize the chance of having it?

What is the cause of nasal cavity cancer and what can I do do minimize the chance of having it?

Uncommon: These are uncommon cancers. They might be related to smoke or other exposures, but are not typical sites of cancer. There are about 2000 cases yearly in the us. I think that no smoking is the best advice. If you have some symptoms that worry you see your doctor. Is is likely to be something else. ...Read more

5

5
What are the causes of cancer and how can I prevent it completely?

What are the causes of cancer and how can I prevent it completely?

Multiple: There are multiple causes and risk factors for various cancers, but for the most part developing cancer is a matter of luck. The best thing you can do to decrease your risk of developing cancer is not smoke cigarettes. Screening procedures, such as colonoscopies, may also be recommended by your primary care physician based on your age and family history. ...Read more

6

6
What are the side effects of lung cancer? And what is the process of getting rid of it or is it curable? Can you live with one lung?

What are the side effects of lung cancer? And what is the process of getting rid of it or is it curable? Can you live with one lung?

Multiple: Lung cancer effects can either be local, due to the location of the cancer, or distant, due to metastasis or spread. Once diagnosed, treatment is focused on removal or chemotherapy and /or radiation if not removable. Cure is generally based on the stage of the cancer at presentation. You can live with one lung quite well. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Okay can you get cancer of the spine and if yes what are the symtems of this?

Okay can you get cancer of the spine and if yes what are the symtems of this?

Yes you can: Cancer of the spine can involve the spinal cord or the vertebrae surrounding it. It can be due to a primary tumor or spread from a cancer elsewhere in the body. Common symptoms include pain, numbness, muscle weakness and difficulty walking. Pain is the most common symptom and often wakes the patient from sleep. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are some risk factors of getting blood clots and what can I do to reduce this risk?

What are some risk factors of getting blood clots and what can I do to reduce this risk?

Ask your doctor: But... You need a physician to help you with this. A person cannot reduce his potential to make blood clots without advice from a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
3 doctors agreed:
10

10
What does smoking have to do with the HPV virus and why does it make chances higher in getting cervical cancer?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
3 doctors agreed:
What does smoking have to do with the HPV virus and why does it make chances higher in getting cervical cancer?

Smoking, HPV: There are many carcinogenecis found and are related to cigarette smoking. This is factual. Smoking will increase risk for certain cancers inluding lung, head and neck, kidney, breast etc and including cervical cancer. Hpv infections are related to increased risk for certain cancers including oral cancer, anal and cervical cancers. If you smoke and have hpv your risk for cancer will be way higher. ...Read more

11

11
What does it mean to have a high anal sphincter tone and what are the risks of having one? What can you do about helping it?

What does it mean to have a high anal sphincter tone and what are the risks of having one? What can you do about helping it?

Need for control: Some use the term "high anal sphincter tone" to describe someone who is extremely controlling, exacting, and always trying to be perfect at everything s/he does. Such people are also highly critical of others, and easily offended. They experience high levels of stress, mostly self-induced. They rarely relax or "let go." learning relaxation practices can help; so might individual ; group therapy. ...Read more

12

12
What are the symptoms of prostate cancer and how it can be treated? Does it has effect on your daily life if your prostate in removed?

What are the symptoms of prostate cancer and how it can be treated? Does it has effect on your daily life if your prostate in removed?

Initial stages none: Initial stages prostate cancer will not have any symptoms, symptoms appear with spread to bone as bone pains etc, or urinary obstruction. With current techniques , will not affect daily life in most of the time, . Surgery may cause erectile dysfunction, will not have normal ejaculation.. ...Read more

13

13
What is the chance that I will get cancer from smoking?

What is the chance that I will get cancer from smoking?

Pretty good.: There are 42 carcinogens in a cigarette. One is bound to get you. ...Read more

14

14
What is the chance that I will get cancer from smoking?

What is the chance that I will get cancer from smoking?

Risk is dose-related: While smoking clearly significantly increases the risk of several cancers, not all smokers get cancer. Some die of coronary artery disease (due to smoking) before they develop cancer. The harm of smoking is dose-related: the more packs per day, and the more years smoked, the greater the risk. ...Read more

Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
1 doctor agreed:
15

15
What causes nasal cancer and what should I do do minimize the chance of having it?

Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
1 doctor agreed:
What causes nasal cancer and what should I do do minimize the chance of having it?

Prevention: Chemicals used in leather tanning as well as fine wood dusts are known to increase risk of sinus and nasal cancer. Wear a filter mask if you work in those industries. Smoking is another risk factor for cancer in the aerodigestive tract! ...Read more

16

16
What is the single best change i can make in my diet to reduce the risk if cardiovascular disease?

What is the single best change i can make in my diet to reduce the risk if cardiovascular disease?

Depends: If your risk factor is hypertension reduce significantly your salt intake. If diabetics reduce total carbs. If cholesterol when reduce fat and cholesterol. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Can you please tell me which is the top course of action if you have prostate cancer?

Can you please tell me which is the top course of action if you have prostate cancer?

Unknown, but ...: Thus far, the best Rx for prostate cancer is still unknown, but reasonable for an individual after considering age, general health, findings of tissue microscopic exam, PSA change & progress, DRE, ... to balance medical necessity & professional possibilities. For details, to articles in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html & http://formefirst.com/P-Ca-UpdateNews.html. ...Read more

18

18
Why are glioblastomas so common and is there anything a person can do to reduce the chance of getting one ?

Why are glioblastomas so common and is there anything a person can do to reduce the chance of getting one ?

Uncommon cancer: You have misunderstood something you read. Glioblastomas are relatively uncommon cancers, with about 12,000 new cases each year in the entire US. Not exactly rare, but that's 20 times and 15 times less common than breast cancer and prostate cancer, respectively. Most other cancers also are more common than glio. There is no known prevention against glioblastoma, so good thing it's pretty rare! ...Read more

19

19
What are the causes of cervical cancer and what to do to prevent it?

What are the causes of cervical cancer and what to do to prevent it?

HPV infections: Human papilloma viruses are being increasingly implicated with cervical cancers. Prevention is by prepubertal vaccination with Gardasil and cervarix. Limiting number of partners/ promiscuity and barrier methods will help prevent the disease. Pap smears have led to very early diagnosis and improved the odds of curable disease being found. ...Read more

20

20
If you have a pancreas cancer and touched the liver can you get rid of the cancer ? And how long will you remain alive in this situation thanks

Stay hopeful: Dear mattea, i'm sorry to say that pancreatic cancer is very difficult to treat especially if it has traveled to another organ. There is a type of pancreatic cancer, called net, that is much better. Patients with net can live many years with it and there are effective treatments. If not, when it is in the liver, there are effective treatments but patients on average live less than a year. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
584 doctors shared insights

Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled growth of cells in the cervix, the narrow neck-like passage forming the lower end of the uterus. Most cases of cervical cancer should be preventable by HPV vaccinations ...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