Cervical cancer is the cancer that affects the tissues of the cervix, which is the narrow canal that connects the lower part of a woman’s womb to the vagina. These cancers can sometimes be confined in the cervix or it may spread to other parts of the body like the lungs, liver, bladder, vagina, and rectum. There are various risk factors which may increase your likelihood to get cervical cancer like:
The symptoms manifested in a cervical cancer patient may include:
In the advanced stages, or once the cancer has spread to other organs, there may be symptoms like:
If detected early, cervical cancer can be treated successfully using various treatment options like surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy. These treatment options are sometimes used in combination for better outcomes. Regular pelvic exams and cervical Pap smear tests can detect cellular changes early. Therefore, it is the key to prevention of invasive cancers. For women in the age group of 30 to 65, it is recommended to get both Pap test and a human papillomavirus (HPV) test every 5 years. Routine testing is vital for improving the outlook of women with cervical cancer as this cancer is very much treatable when caught early.
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