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What is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

What is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: The 5 year survival rates for cervical cancer depend on how advanced the disease is. Stage i (cancer only in cervix) is >90%, stage 2 (cancer spread just beyond cervix) is 60-80%, stage 3 (cancer spread to vagina or to pelvic wall) is 50%, stage 4 (cancer spread to bladder, rectum, elsewhere) is <30%. Regular pap smears result in early detection of cervical cancer and high chance for cure! ...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 is the cervical cancer recovery like?

What is the cervical cancer recovery like?

Depends on treatment: It depends on what treatment is chosen by you and your gyn oncologist. Really there are only two options-- surgery or radiation which often is accompanied with chemotherapy to make the radiation work better. The choice between surgery or radiation depends on your clinical stage of cancer (all cancers are by convention categorized into stages 1 through 4) and your wishes. ...Read more

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What is the cervical cancer permanent recovery rates?

Depends on stage: Early stage cervical cancer has nearly 100 cure rate, more advanced the cancer the lower the rate of recovery and metastatic cancers are not curable. ...Read more

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How can I reduce chances of getting cervical cancer?

How can I reduce chances of getting cervical cancer?

Vaccination and PAP: If you are under the age of 25 you should get vaccinated for hpv. Limit the number or sexual partners and get regular pap examinations, do not smoke and drink only in moderation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of dieing from cervical cancer?

What are the chances  of dieing from  cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: Like any other cancer, cervical cancer survival is closely linked to early detection and treatment. The more extensive the spread of the cancer the more likely it is to kill you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of cervical cancer for young people?

What are the chances of cervical cancer for young people?

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 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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I'm just wondering, if your diagnosed with cervical cancer what are your chances of living?

Good: Cervical cancer has good prognosis with high cure rates for stage 1 and 2. Even with stage 3, about 2/3 rds of patients live normal lives. Sage-4 is bad neews just like any other cancer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer once cured and eliminated from stage 3b ?

What are the chances of recurrence of cervical cancer once cured  and eliminated from stage 3b ?

30%: 30% risk of recurrence with Stage 3b. Please discuss more details with your oncologist who knows your case better. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving stage 4 cervical cancer?

What are the chances of surviving stage 4 cervical cancer?

Bad prognosis: Localized stage 0 cervical cancer has 90 % 5 yr survival with distant metastasis stage IV the rate drops to 16.2 %. ...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