Cervical cancer remains one of the most common causes of death for women globally and ranks 4th of all cancers. Currently, every 2 minutes a life is lost to this disease. Importantly, it is the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in 42 countries.
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Gynecologic cancers begin in different places within a woman’s pelvis, which is the area below the stomach and in between the hip bones. Talk by : Dr Meenakshi Sundaram, Consultant Gynaecologic and Laparoscopic Surgeon Types of Gynecologic Cancer Cervical cancer : begins in the cervix, which is the lower, narrow end of the uterus Ovarian…
En Estados Unidos, las mujeres Latinas/Hispanas una de las tasas mas altas de cancer cervical, y la 2nda tasa mas alta de muertes relacionadas con el cancer cervical. Esto se debe a que no nos hacemos nuestras pruebas de Papanicolau regularmente. En las Americas alrededor de 72,000 mujeres son diagnosticadas con cancer cervical y alrededor…
The American College of Physicians released cervical cancer screening guidelines. The advice includes information on what age cervical cancer screening should start and stop, and which test should be used. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1GyCYlY
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust asked women what they think of cervical screening, how they found the test, and whether they would attend their next smear test… Find out more about cervical screening: http://www.jostrust.org.uk/about-cervical-cancer/cervical-screening-smear-test-and-abnormal-cells Find out about Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust: http://www.jostrust.org.uk/
If the cells that make up the cervix multiply abnormally, you develop cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix). Find out more: https://patient.info/health/gynaecological-cancer/cervical-cancer Follow Patient: Website: https://patient.info/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/patient Twitter: https://twitter.com/patient Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/patient/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/patient.info/
Dr. Margaret Papadea illustrates how regular pap tests and the HPV vaccine could drastically lower a woman’s risk of cervical cancer.
Spectrum Health Medical Group surgeon Leigh Seamon, DO, MPH, is using her expertise in gynecologic oncology to give our patients greater possibilities. Dr. Seamon specializes in minimally invasive and robotic surgery for all gynecologic cancers, including endometrial cancer, cervical cancer and ovarian masses as well as complex benign gynecology, such as endometriosis and hysterectomy. These…
Dr. Michael Guy explains when women should start getting screened for cervical cancer, how often they should get tested, and for how long.