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Is it possible to survive 2b cervical cancer.?

A: cervical cancer is cancer of the uterine cervix, the portion of the uterus attached to the top of the vagina. Ninety percent of cervical cancers arise from the flattened or "squamous" cells covering the cervix. Most of the remaining 10% arise from the glandular, mucus-secreting cells of the cervical canal leading into the uterus. Alternative Names: cancer - cervix Causes, incidence, and risk factors: The development of cervical cancer is gradual and begins as a pre-cancerous condition called dysplasia. In this form it is 100%...


Why does the Gardasil commercial clame it is a cervical cancer vaccine?

A: I can see where the confusion lies but if I recall the commercials and the ads correctly, I think that the claim is against the most common types of HPV which have been shown to cause most of the cervical cancers. It''s a ''preventative'' vaccine. And I believe that HPV is the only thing that may lead to cervical cancer (I heard this somewhere, I could be wrong). HPV is one of the leading precursors to cervical cancer so in a round about away, it does prevent cervical cancer by protecting you from some of the most common and dangerous genital HPV types. However, just because you have HPV...


Delaying treatment for cervical cancer during pregnancy

A: This is an extremely difficult decision for both you and your doctor to make. The following information may help when looking at your options and talking it through with your doctor. You can read about Pregnancy and cervical cancerSurgery for cervical cancerIndividual factorsWhat we know about the effects of delaying treatmentWhether pregnancy affects cancer spreadMaking your decision Pregnancy and cervical cancerDiagnoses of cervical cancer during pregnancy are quite rare. It is often difficult for doctors to advise women because there is so little information...

Link between boyfriend and late wife's cervical cancer?

A: Good question. HPV is a bactirial infection that is curable. Both of you should get a complete check-up to find out if either of you has it and use condoms. The vaccine is a early prevention for young women only and if your boyfriend has a deceased wife your probably not in the age range to get vaccinated. there''s a vaccine just developed find out about it aand also regular papsmears. cancer IS NOT CONTAGIOUS! This is a difficult question to answer. Virtually all cervical cancers are caused by HPV - human papilloma virus. However, well over 50% of women have been shown to be carriers of HPV but fewer than 1% of women will develop cervical cancer. What causes some...


Is there a possibility that I can get cervical cancer?

A: I''m not sure how old you are, but if you have unprotected sex you can get a virus called HPV, which can cause cervical cancer. If you dont have the virus, there is a vaccine out to protect you from it. You need to have a pap smear to find out. You can always find a planned parent hood in your area and be seen without your father knowing.. you can see the nurse and get checked and have all your questions answered. It is free..Good Luck~ :) I don''t know what the chances are of you getting cancer, but if you are having sex you need to have an examination every year. Do not wait 3 years to begin. You should talk to your gyno about these concerns and get some type of birth control. I think you have a lot of unresolved...


Can you feel cervical cancer?

A: I have had cervical cancer, and no I did not feel it as you have described. However something is surely going on here and you definately need to go to the Dr. Sometimes the pain in the side is due to the ovaries. Do not put this off. Please get checked out. It may be a cyst. You usually don''t feel cancer of anykind. Your cervix is in the center of you so even it it had a large tumor on it (very unlikely) you wouldn''t feel it on one side of your body. If I was betting, I would put odds on an issue with your ovaries before thinking it was your cervix. I suggest you see your ob/gyn and have them take a look at whats going on. Sounds like you need some help and waiting is only giving whatever is wrong more time to get...


cervical cancer vaccine

A: What the human papilloma virus (HPV) isHPV and cancerResearch into vaccines to prevent HPVThe HPV vaccination programmeIf girls are sexually active before having the vaccineSide effects of the vaccineDo we still need cervical cancer screening? What the human papilloma virus (HPV) isThere are over 100 different types of human papilloma virus (HPV). It is sometimes called the ‘wart virus’ or ‘genital wart virus’ as some types of HPV cause genital warts. The virus is passed on from one person to another through sexual contact. Many women will be infected with the HPV virus at some time during their lifetime. Often the virus causes no harm and goes away without treatment. HPV and cancerSome...

If a woman has cervical cancer does it also mean that she has HPV?

A: not all victims of cervical cancer have HPV. HPV often causes it though.All women should get tested for HPV and if you have cervial cancer talk to your doctor. If you have HPV you should seek treatment immediatly. Yes, HPV is the necessary for cervical cancer to occur. HPV (human papillomavirus) is the cause of cervical cancer. Although other factors like smoking can contribute to your risk, most experts agree that the presence of a high-risk type of HPV is necessary. www.thehpvtest.com Your family history or having other family member that have cancer cervical or...


What Is Stage 4 cervical cancer?

A: cervical cancer occurs when there is a cancerous growth on the cervix. Stage 4 cervical cancer is considered to be the most advanced stage of this type of cancer. In this stage, cancer has spread from the female productive organs to other areas of the body. Diagnosing cervical cancer involves a thorough physical examination, and treatment usually includes surgery.. In women, the cervix is the lower one-third of the uterus, also known as the womb. It makes up the narrow neck of the uterus as well as the opening to the endocervical canal, or...


What Are the Different Types of cervical cancer?

A: cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in a woman`s cervix, the opening between the uterus and vagina. The frequency of cervical cancer cases varies by country, but globally, it is number three on the list of the most common cancers in women. The two primary types of cervical cancer are squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas.. Approximately 80 to 90 percent of all cervical cancer cases are classified as squamous cell carcinomas. These types of cervical cancer invade the cells in...

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