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Symptoms For Cervical Cancer

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The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) from where it originates to other organs
Ask the Experts

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 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
...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 it is very technical.My feeling is probably your cervical... 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 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 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 »
Articles
The Body PRO

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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Cervical Cancer and Women with HIV

...Cervical cancer is a preventable condition, and when diagnosed early, it can be cured. Deaths from cervical cancer have gone down by 70% in the 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

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 »
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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 »

An unfortunate point in my HIV+ life

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can't get them out of pocket or without the bill collectors chasing me down. I'm 11 years into HIV with the only symptom being cervical cancer (that's a whole 'nother issue..). I'm to the point where I know I'm dependent on therapy to be healthy,... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... 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 »