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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 »

Worried about cervical cancer

In February, I had a coposcopy & biopsy done & my doctor found that I had acute HPV on my... Read more »

Anal pap smear; Could I have picked up HPV infection from my girlfriend with cervical precancer

Dear Dr.A few years ago, I had a girlfriend with cervical precancer. I am assuming that I am at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Grants Merck & Co. Priority Review for Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck & Co. priority review for the company's cervical cancer vaccine. An FDA decision on the vaccine, which would be sold under the brand name Gardasil, is expected by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Backs Roche Cervical Cancer Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Roche Holding AG's new cobas human papillomavirus test, which can detect several high-risk strains of HPV, the firm recently announced. FDA supported the cobas HPV Test after reviewing its use in a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Close to FDA Approval

On Thursday, an advisory panel of the Food and Drug Administration recommended approval of Merck & Co.'s vaccine against the four types of the STD human papillomavirus (HPV) responsible for a majority of cervical cancer and genital wart cases.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck & Co. Submits FDA Application for Cervical Cancer Vaccine

On Dec. 1, Merck & Co. submitted an application for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of its cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, which is engineered to protect against four types of human papillomavirus. Merck is seeking to get a priority... 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 »

Am i alone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I found out about a year ago that i have HPV. fortunately i have one of the two strings of this virus that does not lead to cervical cancer. However, it has been very depressing since there is no cure. I did recieve laser surgery to remove the... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi...Hey has anyone gotten an abnormal pap and had a colposcopy?? I had one yesterday...UGH! They biopsied my cervix...OUCH! today I am just uncomfortable...waiting for results. I know HPV is present - will probably be something to watch over... Read more »

Couldn't wait to tell you guys about this!

Posted by dontbelieveit, 2 Replies
Sooooo....I got a pap smear two weeks ago and was scheduled to receive my results yesterday via the telephone. So I call the number and the machine said..."please contact your doctor for your results". So I'm like ok...something is wrong. I left... Read more »