What you need to know about cancer of the cervix.
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Published by National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Cervix uteri -- Cancer.,
  • Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.,
  • Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Treatment.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCancer of the cervix.
SeriesNIH publication -- no. 90-2047.
ContributionsNational Cancer Institute (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17782473M

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Cervical Cancer: What you Need to Know. Wed, 01/11/ - By Ruth Stephenson, DO. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the high-risk types of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which nearly every sexually active person will be exposed to in their lifetime. People with healthy immune systems are able to clear the virus, but when the. need to learn the extent (stage) of the disease to help you choose the best treatment. The stage is based on whether the cancer has invaded nearby tissues or spread to other parts of the body. Cervical cancer spreads most often to nearby tissues in the pelvis or to lymph nodes. What You Should Know About Cancer of the Cervix. Daren, Becky and Gianna Lyle. In Maine, financial help is available for some women 40 and older who need either cervical or breast screening. The Maine CDC Cancer Prevention and Control programs have more information. Call or Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. The primary risk factor for cervical cancer is human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Start here to find evidence-based information on cervical cancer treatment, causes and prevention, screening, research, and statistics.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer - It's Your Life, Live It! by Michael Braham at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.   The three main cervical cancer treatments are: Surgery; Radiation; Chemotherapy; Sometimes the best approach is to use two or more of these methods. If a cure isn’t likely, the goal may be to remove or destroy as much of the cancer as possible to keep it from growing for as long as possible. Be proactive: Learn how to prevent cervical cancer.   The BEST way to prevent cervical cancer is by having your regular Pap test. The Pap test (or smear) looks for abnormal cells on your cervix. It can detect HPV (Human Papillomavirus) which is an infection in the cervix that can, over time, turn into cervical cancer. And, it can detect pre-cancerous cells before they become cancer.   Surgery may be needed to remove the cervical cancer. You may need any of the following types of surgery: Conization is surgery to remove a cone-shaped piece of tissue from your cervix. An electrical current or a laser may be used to remove the tissue.