Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Cervical Cancer Symptoms After Surgery

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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

Knowing there are many unknowns with progression of cervical cencer in HIV+ females, what would... Read more »

HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Cervical Cancer Survivor Urges Young Girls to Get HPV Shot

Canada's concerted effort to vaccinate girls against human papillomavirus (HPV) reached two-thirds of Edmonton's Grade 5 girls last year, a figure that health officials are striving to exceed. The four virus strains addressed by the vaccine are... 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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the link... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Cancer Virus Fuels Oral Cancer Type, Too

The incidence of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers has risen over time, and these now account for the majority of such cancers, according to new study. The overall incidence of oropharyngeal cancers has risen 28 percent since 1988, to nearly... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

symptoms of primary infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to ask a few questions about primary HIV infection. Approximately 4 weeks ago, I developed an illness with a sudden onset of fever and mild sore throat--following a night of staying out really late and having lots of alcohol. The... Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »