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How Do You Get Cervical Cancer

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vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular... Read more »

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... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...Women who become infected with chlamydia appear to be at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to European researchers. Dr. Keng-Ling Wallin of Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues found that Read more »
The Body

Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...seen that newly revised recommendations were announced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists regarding cervical cancer screening . These revised recommendations call for less-frequent cervical cancer screening: a Pap smear... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctor and Advocacy Groups Work to Deliver Cervical Cancer Vaccinations

... The Partnership to End Cervical Cancer (PECC) is a group of more than 20 member organizations dedicated to ensuring the immediate inclusion of cervical cancer vaccines Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? 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 »

KS worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Allow me to clarify my previous post. If a woman with HIV contained KS and were to perform fellatio on you, is there an increased risk of transmission? Are lesions usually pin-point sized or do they vary? I`m very worried and I`m sorry if it seems... Read more »