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Typically it's only for cevical cancer.

2006-07-31 04:55:02
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Can cervical cancer go away?

Yes,if the detection is early.


How does a cervical smear test help prevent diseases?

A cervical smear can help prevent cervical cancer by detecting precancerous changes on the cervix. This early detection can allow early treatment before cancer occurs.


At what age is a cervical cancer screening recommended?

Cervical cancer screening is recommended from the age of 25 onward. The reason for this is that early detection can prevent 75 percent of cancers from developing.


Can you get cervical cancer from girl on girl contact?

There is a link between a specific virus and Cervical cancer being more likely. However girl on girl will not make you more likely to get cervical cancer, otherwise there would be a huge number of lesbians worldwide with cervical cancer.


Can cervical cancer be treated upon detection?

Yes, More than 90% of cases have been curable


What is the medical term meaning specific test for uterine or cervical cancer?

The initial screening test for cervical cancer is the Pap smear. This test is not specific, however; the more specific test used when the smear indicates the need for further treatment is the cervical biopsy.


Can you have cervical cancer for 3 years?

Yes, you can have cervical cancer for years. Cervical cancer is a slow-growing cancer.


Is cervical cancer the highest risk in women in the US?

Although it is the most preventable type of cancer, each year cervical cancer kills about 4,000 women in the U.S. and about 300,000 women worldwide. In the United States, cervical cancer mortality rates plunged by 74% from 1955 - 1992 thanks to increased screening and early detection with the Pap test


Does gonorrhea cause cervical cancer?

Gonorrhea does not cause cervical cancer. HPV causes cervical cancer.


What is form of cancer starting with c?

cervical cancer? Cervical cancer


Is HPV cervical cancer?

HPV is not the same as cervical cancer. Some types of HPV can cause cervical cancer. Routine screening for cervical cancer can catch this progression long before it becomes cancer.


What are the treatments of cervical cancer?

As with any type of cancer, treatment for cervical cancer is going to depend on the staging of the cancer. Http://www.webmd.com/cancer/cervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-treatment-overview is a good website that outlines treatment options.


What about cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is cancer of the cells lining the cervix which is the passage between the uterus and the vagina. You can prevent cervical cancer by monitoring risk factors for cervical cancer. Find out more about the several risk factors that increase your chance of developing cervical cancer.


How does cervical cancer kill you?

general degradation of the organs. If the cancer has metastasised it is possible that other organs have been affected.


Can you be pregnant and have cervical cancer?

Yes. Pregnancy has nothing to do with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is caused by a viral infection left untreated.


Is cervical cancer contagious?

Yes and No. Cervical cancer is NOT contagious. However, a virus called HPV ,which can cause cervical cancer, is contagious.


Does cervical cancer make you tired?

Does cervical cancer make you tired?


Can trichomoniasis lead to cervical cancer?

Trichomoniasis does not lead to cervical cancer.


Is cervical cancer free?

Yes. You do not need to pay to get cervical cancer.


What is the advantage of a pap test?

The advantage of a pap smear is that it provides early screening for cervical cancer with a relatively noninvasive test. Early detection of cancer and precancerous problems simplifies treatment.


What other names is cervical cancer known by?

Cervical cancer is also known as cervix cancer.


Is breast cancer the same as cervical cancer?

No, breast cancer and cervical cancer are not the same at all. Not least of all because breast cancer is in the BREAST and cervical cancer is in the CERVIX, which are different body parts.


How long can HPV lay dormat before detection?

HPV can lay dormant for decades before detection. A positive HPV test for cervical cancer screening gives no information about how long you've been infected.


Can you have kids after you have had cervical cancer?

It is very unlikely that you can have children after cervical cancer. Radiation therapy will kill off to much of your reproductive organs and this makes you infertile. Sometimes the only cure for cervical cancer is a hysterectomy this also will leave you unable to bare children. The only way you can have kids is with early detection. There is a procedure called radical trachelectomy that can be perform enabling you to have children. The only way to go is early detection, so always get a PAP smear annually and always talk to your doctor about any options and concerns that you may have.


Can pregnancy cause cervical cancer?

Pregnancy won't cause cervical cancer.