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Medical Reference Related to Cervical Cancer

  1. Cervical Dysplasia

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cervical dysplasia, a precancerous condition in which abnormal cells are found on or around the cervix.

  2. Understanding Cervical Cancer -- Prevention

    Read about cervical cancer prevention from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Understanding Cervical Cancer -- Treatment

    Find out how cervical cancer is diagnosed and treated.

  4. Understanding Cervical Cancer -- Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of cervical cancer from the experts at WebMD.

  5. Understanding Cervical Cancer -- the Basics

    Learn the basics about cervical cancer and what causes it from WebMD.

  6. Cervical Cancer - Topic Overview

    Cervical cancer causes (human papillomavirus infection), symptoms (abnormal vaginal discharge and pain), diagnosis (Pap test), treatment, and prevention.

  7. Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer

    A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus. A hysterectomy to remove endometrial cancer usually includes the removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes (bilateral salpingo - oophorectomy).

  8. Lymphadenectomy for Endometrial Cancer

    Lymphadenectomy is surgery to remove lymph nodes.

  9. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Stages of Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors and Neoplasia

    After gestational trophoblastic neoplasia has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer has spread from where it started to other parts of the body. The process used to find out the extent or spread of cancer is called staging, The information gathered from the staging process helps determine the stage of disease. For GTN, stage is one of the factors used to plan treatment.The following tests and procedures may be done to help find out the stage of the disease: Chest x-ray: An x-ray of the organs and bones inside the chest. An x-ray is a type of energy beam that can go through the body onto film, making pictures of areas inside the body.CT scan (CAT scan): A procedure that makes a series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body, taken from different angles. The pictures are made by a computer linked to an x-ray machine. A dye may be injected into a vein or swallowed to help the organs or tissues show up more clearly. This procedure is also called computed tomography,

  10. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about gestational trophoblastic tumors and neoplasia, see the following:Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Home PageDrugs Approved for Gestational Trophoblastic DiseaseMetastatic CancerFor general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:What You Need to Know About™ CancerUnderstanding Cancer Series: CancerCancer StagingChemotherapy and You: Support for People With CancerRadiation Therapy and You: Support for People With CancerCoping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative CareQuestions to Ask Your Doctor About CancerCancer LibraryInformation For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

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