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Cervical cancer is also known as cervix cancer.


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There are many cancers associated with cervical cancer.

Yes, other things besides HPV can cause cervical cancer. By far, HPV is the most common cause of cervical cancer.

Cervical cancer is different from many other cancers in that it is caused by a virus. It also has a preventive vaccine available.

Cervical cancer has one known causal organism; HPV (human papillomavirus). This is a transmissible viral infection, and the only known form of cancer that is actually contagious. Whether or not certain chemicals or other contaminants on the hands could cause cervical cancer is an open question. There is no information to suggest that this is possible. But in general, anything entering the vagina should be clean and nontoxic. Other types of infections from unclean hands or other items are always a consideration.

Cervical cancer differ from other cancers because there's an available vaccine to prevent it. Also, it's caused by a virus.

My mom had cervical cancer when she was 23 and then had me when she was 30. She had a hysterectomy a couple years later though for other medical reasons. I think it depends on how bad the cervical cancer is. They were able to catch hers early on.

No, but you can get cervical cancer from sex. The majority of cervical cancer is caused by a virus that is spread by sex. There are vaccines available to prevent the spread of this virus. Other ways to prevent cervical cancer include abstinence from vaginal sex, not having many partners, and using condoms consistently.

HPV can cause cervical cancer.Yes, the virus can cause cervical cancer, so it is prudent to immunize yourself with Gardasil or other HPV vaccine.

No, but a woman with cervical cancer may have contracted other sexually transmissible infections in addition to the HPV that caused the cancer, and should be screened for these infections.

The cervical cancer injection does not go in the cervix! It is typically given in the muscle of the upper arm, as with other immunizations.

The way to find out if you have cervical cancer is to start with a pap smear. Other tests may be required, but a negative pap smear is reassuring.

Stage IV: Cancer has spread to other parts of the body

Ovarian cancer and cervical cancer have nothing in common other than the fact that they occur in the female reproductive tract. Cervical cancer can be detected early with pap smears and other screening tests, and prevented with HPV vaccine. There are few, if any, screening tests for ovarian cancer. Only hormonal contraception has been shown to lower the risk of ovarian cancer.

Cervical cancer is a cancer that starts in the cervix at the opening at the of the vagina. It is the 3rd most common type of cancer but affects less women in the US than other countries because of the regular use of pap smears.

Symptoms of cervical cancer often go unnoticed because they mimic so many other ills. Many women experience premenstrual syndrome symptoms, pain at ovulation. Several times, however, cervical cancer has no symptoms. Cervical Cancer Symptoms : Abnormal bleeding Pain during urination Pelvic pain Unusual heavy discharge

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

No, because they are 2 different cancers, one is in the bladder and the other is in the womb

"Cervical" means related to the neck. Sometimes it means related to the neck of the cervix, as with cervical cancer. Other times, it refers to the neck that attaches the head to the body.

teenagers can get the following forms of cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, sarcoma, melanoma, thyroid cancer, testicular cancer,ad many other forms.

well, it depends what stage the cancer is in. If it is metastasizing then yes you do have the possibility of getting bone cancer. but on the other hand if it is in the early stage there is no fear.

Cervical cancer is treated in select early cases with surgery and in most other cases is treated by radiation therapy. In fairly advanced situations, chemotherapy may have to be given alopng with RT.

The neck area is the cervical region of the body. But the term "cervix" is also used for other organs that have narrow parts, and "cervical cancer" means "cancer in the cervix of the uterus". "Head and neck cancers" are a group of cancers that occur inside the mouth, nose etc.

The prognosis for cervical cancer depends on the stage. For stage 3, the 5 year survival rate is 50%. In other words, on average 50% of those with with stage 3 cervical cancer live for 5 years.

A vaccine calle Gardasil is now available to females of 9-26 yrs of age. This vaccine helps prevent the risk of getting cervical cancer. If you have already been exposed to HPV it may help reduce the risk of getting other HPV related baterias and infections that can later on cause cervical cancer.

HPV infections have been shown to increase chances of cervical cancer, so getting vaccinated against HPV is one way. Using condoms can help prevent not only cervical cancer, but many STDs as well. Not smoking and eating a diet full of fruits and vegetables can cut risk of all types of cancer and many other diseases.

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