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Medical Reference Related to Cervical Cancer

  1. Treatment Options by Stage

    Stage 0 Cervical Cancer (Carcinoma in Situ) Treatment of stage 0 cervical cancer may include the following: Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). Laser surgery. Conization. Cryosurgery. Total hysterectomy for women who cannot or no longer want to have children. Internal radiation therapy for women who cannot have surgery. Stage IA Cervical Cancer Treatment of stage IA cervical ...

  2. Get More Information From NCI

    Sources of further information about Cervical Cancer Prevention.

  3. To Learn More About Endometrial Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about endometrial cancer,see the following: Endometrial Cancer Home Page What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Uterus Endometrial Cancer Prevention Endometrial Cancer Screening Tamoxifen: Questions and Answers For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute,see the following: What You Need to Know ...

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Endometrial Cancer Screening

  5. Stage IA Cervical Cancer

    EQUIVALENT TREATMENT OPTIONS: Total hysterectomy:[ 1 ] If the depth of invasion is <3 mm proven by cone biopsy with clear margins [ 2 ] and no vascular or lymphatic channel invasion is noted,the frequency of lymph node involvement is sufficiently low that lymph node dissection is not required. Oophorectomy is optional and should be deferred for younger women. Conization: If the depth of ...

  6. What is prevention?

    Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer,the number of new cases of cancer in a group or population is lowered. Hopefully,this will lower the number of deaths caused by cancer. To prevent new cancers from starting,scientists look at risk factors and protective factors. Anything that increases your chance of developing cancer is called a ...

  7. Stage II Endometrial Cancer

    Many combinations of preoperative intracavitary and external-beam radiation therapy with hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy are used for treatment of stage II endometrial cancer,with careful biopsy of the para-aortic nodes at the time of surgery. When microscopic cervical stromal involvement is found,postoperative radiation therapy (external-beam radiation therapy and vaginal ...

  8. About This PDQ Summary

    PURPOSE OF THIS SUMMARY This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive,peer-reviewed,evidence-based information about the treatment of gestational trophoblastic tumors. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not provide formal guidelines or recommendations for making health care decisions. ...

  9. Changes to This Summary (02 / 26 / 2013)

    Description of the EvidenceUpdated statistics with estimated new cases and deaths for 2013 (cited American Cancer Society as reference 1).Added Howlader et al. as reference 13.Revised text to state that among women older than 65 years, cervical cancer mortality for black women is more than 150% higher than for white women.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

  10. Changes to This Summary (06 / 22 / 2012)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above. Stage Information for Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors and NeoplasiaEditorial changes were made to this section.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

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