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Does Cervical Cancer Spread Through The Blood?

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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 »

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 »

Cervical HPV; can it spread to my anus?

I have high grade cervival HPV and had a LEEP (this is a procedure to treat the abnormal cells)... Read more »
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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

Two Tests Cut Cervical Cancer Risk in Poor Countries

Just two lifetime health clinic visits could halve the cervical cancer risk for women in developing countries, according to a new study. Thanks to regular screenings, cervical cancer claims only around 4,000 lives annually in the United States. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Girls Could Be in Line for Vaccine to Stop Cervical Cancer

Next month, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide on whether to grant Merck & Co. a license to market its vaccine that targets the two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) linked to genital warts and cervical cancer. Because... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Examine HIV Vaccine Research, Cervical Cancer Screening Data Presented at Conference

Several news outlets examine the latest reports out of this week's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in San Francisco. Researchers from the Maryland-based VIRxSYS Corporation on Thursday presented data on the... 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 »

how easy does it spread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl about 4 years ago, and the sex lasted only 2 minutes(i know I am sad, I was drunk). Lets say if she is affected with HIV, what is the % I will get the HIV from her.

THanks for the help.


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Spreading HIV PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by anon11111, 3 Replies
I just found out my daughter has HIV/AIDS a few hours ago.
She is still sleeping around with ANYONE and ANYTHING that moves! PLEASE ADVISE ME as to what to do! I have a moral obligation to report her but to whom?
She had sex with her ex, the father... 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 »