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Can You Die From Cervical Cancer

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Europe Agrees on Sale of Cervical Cancer Vaccine

On Friday, the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, approved the sale of the human papillomavirus vaccine Gardasil in EU member states. Manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur and Merck & Co., Gardasil protects against four HPV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two-Thirds of South African Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer

The head of the National Health Laboratory Service and of anatomical pathology at Witwatersrand University is warning of a rise in human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases among South African women. Martin Hale said data from the World Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experts Call for Making Cervical Cancer Vaccine Available to Asian Women

The vaccine against the four human papillomavirus (HPV) types responsible for about 70 percent of cervical cancer cases is especially needed in Asia, experts told a meeting of the Asia-Oceania Research Organization in Genital Infection and Neoplasia... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I had cervical cancer; Am I more prone to other cancers?

I had cervical cancer (I am HIV positive) and I would like to know if that is an open door to develop other cancers or for my original cancer to metastasize. Does cervical cancer mean you are prone to breast or other cancers? Thank you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Cervical cancer is typically caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). You may be more prone to diseases caused by the HPV virus (e.g. anal cancer, warts). It's important that your health care provider check... Read more »

My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers?

My daughter has been HIV positive for 7 years. In the summer she had a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer and one chemo treatment. They did not do any more chemo as the results after one treatment was almost devastational. Her CD4 count is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a good question-- If someone had one cancer, are they at higher risk for more cancers?The answer to this is "maybe". Your daughter is at risk of having the cervical cancer recur. To minimize this risk, it is important that she... Read more »

cervical cancer in women

If cervical cancer in women is an AIDS defining condition, does this mean that all women with cervical cancer have AIDS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No-- although cervical cancer is more common in HIV+ women than in HIV-s, it can certainly happen to women who are HIV-.... Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular should the results of pap tests after a leep procedure be interpreted differently for HIV + than HIV - patients. i have had a leep and then a pap 3...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi, I am going to answer your question the best I can. I will also refer you to Dr Sullivan on the expert panel to get his advise in women' health issues. I have attached an article about cervical cancer and its causes for you to read-I know... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

My dog died today

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 4 Replies
The vet told us Thursday that she had advanced cancer. We wanted some time with her. He came to the house tonight to put her down. It was out back, by the pond on the dock. She liked it out there. She passed as the sun was setting over the back... Read more »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »

There are so many still dying even on med. why?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Why do the docs and many people say that if you catch it early you can live a full life. I just talked with 10 pos people who say that many are still dying and all of them have had good medical care. I want to believe that we will live for along... Read more »