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Is a hysterectomy the only cure out there for early detection cervical cancer?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

A hysterectomy is not really a way of detecting cervical cancer.
An annual pap smear is used to detect precancerous changes. If abnormal the next step is an exam under a microscope followed by a biopsy. These are ways of detecting cancer and precancerous changes. A hysterectomy is a treatment option in early stages of cervical cancer.

In brief: No

A hysterectomy is not really a way of detecting cervical cancer.
An annual pap smear is used to detect precancerous changes. If abnormal the next step is an exam under a microscope followed by a biopsy. These are ways of detecting cancer and precancerous changes. A hysterectomy is a treatment option in early stages of cervical cancer.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Cervical cancer

If is really early stage only removing a small piece of your cervix can cure the disease.

In brief: Cervical cancer

If is really early stage only removing a small piece of your cervix can cure the disease.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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