Cervical Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Cervical cancer is the malignancy that starts in the cervix. Cervical cancer instigate from the cells located on the surface of the cervix. Cervical cancer occurs in several forms. The most common is squamous cell carcinoma, which accounts for 85 to 90 percent of cervical cancers.

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Cervical Cancer Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

  1. 1. Cervical Cancer Treatment and Surgery in India www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com
  2. 2. Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Cervical Cancer Treatment Cervical cancer is the malignancy that starts in the cervix. Cervical cancer instigate from the cells located on the surface of the cervix. Cervical cancer occurs in several forms. The most common is squamous cell carcinoma, which accounts for 85 to 90 percent of cervical cancers. Other forms include adenocarcinomas and combination cancers such as adenosquamous carcinoma. Some strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus transmitted during sex, play a role in causing most cases of cervical cancer. The type of cervical cancer is determined by the type of cell where the early genetic mutation occurred. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india
  3. 3. Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com What causes cervical cancer? Most cervical cancer is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus, or HPV. You can get HPV by having sexual contact with someone who has it. There are many types of the HPV virus. Not all types of HPV cause cervical cancer. Some of them cause genital warts, but other types may not cause any symptoms. You can have HPV for years and not know it. It stays in your body and can lead to cervical cancer years after you were infected. This is why it is important for you to have regular Pap tests. A Pap test can find changes in cervical cells before they turn into cancer. If you treat these cell changes, you may prevent cervical cancer. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india
  4. 4. Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com How is cervical cancer diagnosed? As part of your regular pelvic exam, you should have a Pap test. During a Pap test, the doctor scrapes a small sample of cells from the surface of the cervix to look for cell changes. If a Pap test shows abnormal cell changes, your doctor may do other tests to look for precancerous or cancer cells on your cervix. Your doctor may also do a Pap test and take a sample of tissue (biopsy) if you have symptoms of cervical cancer, such as bleeding after sex. How is it treated? The treatment for most stages of cervical cancer includes: Surgery, such as a hysterectomy and removal of pelvic lymph nodes with or without removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes. Chemotherapy. Radiation therapy. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india
  5. 5. Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Cervical Cancer Treatment and Surgery in India Surgery :Removal or destruction of cancerous cells is done through surgery. Different types of surgeries done for early cervical cancer are: Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP): In this electricity is used to eliminate abnormal tissues. Cryotherapy: The abnormal cells are made to freeze in this therapy Laser therapy: Malignant cells are burnt with the help of light. Radical hysterectomy: It includes removal of the uterus and other surrounding tissues including lymph nodes and upper part of the vagina. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india
  6. 6. Call Us : +91-9811058159 Mail Us : care@medworldindia.com Cervical Cancer Treatment and Surgery in India Chemotherapy : Chemotherapy uses anti-cancer drugs given intravenously or by mouth to destroy cancerous cells. Doctors prescribe higher doses of chemotherapy when the cancer has spread beyond the tumor or if the cancer returns after initial treatment. Studies show that low-dose chemotherapy, when combined with radiation therapy, improves survival rates in women who have advanced cervical cancer. Radiation therapy : High-powered energy is used in this therapy for destroying cancer cells. Radiation therapy when given internally is performed by placing devices filled with radioactive material around the cervix. External beam radiation is given when radiation therapy is performed externally. These methods can also be combined together. Chemotherapy is also sometimes combined with radiation therapy for destroying or shrinking a tumor that is still remaining after surgery. Menstruating may stop in premenopausal women due to radiation therapy and may start menopause. Reconstructive surgery :Gyneconcologist and a plastic surgeon work together to restore as much anatomy and function as possible through reconstructive surgery. This teamwork is especially important in radical cancer surgery that includes surgical reconstruction as part of the treatment plan. www.medworldindia.com www.facebook.com/medworld.india
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