What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical Cancer by Nenad Markovic

By Nenad Markovic

Recent creation of HPV vaccines has raised hopes for immunization opposed to cervical melanoma and for the 1st time within the heritage of humanity for eradication of 1 malignant illness. This new “opportunity” has replaced many present perspectives on cervical melanoma prevention, keep watch over prognosis and remedy. Many canons and instructions grew to become topic of assessment and plenty of revisions are coming. This publication is meant to summarize almost all these occasions and to provide them to all ladies in a language comprehensible through the eneral public.

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This is perfectly in the context of a screening test, it should be an alarm to initiate further diagnosis and therapy if necessary, not any type of diagnostic method that can predict therapeutic outcome – as many are trying to pursue. , repeat Pap annually) would be the most reliable protective measure. Because there is no way to predict which lesions will resolve, progress or transform into cancer, the recommendation is to remove them as soon as histological diagnosis is made. Timely removal of lesions has reduced the incidence (frequency of occurrence) of cervical cancer both in the population participating in Pap test screening and in general population at large.

In males it is manifested by painful urination and discharge of pus from the urethra. If not treated may cause serious complications on the reproductive system (sterility) or affect other organs (heart, joints, kidneys). In female early infection may pass unnoticed, later signs of inflammatory process are manifested with vaginal discharge, discomfort, pain, as well as signs of urethritis with disturbed urination (dysuria). Gonorrhea frequently causes PID. The cervix typically does not show signs of dysplasia (pre-cancer).

Current smoking was associated with a twofold increase in risk. Increased risk tendency was found in women with lower education, low-income and history of unspecified genital infections. Oral contraceptive use was not related and multi-parity was only weakly related. Similar studies were conducted worldwide, most of them to show connection between HPV and cervical cancer, but also to indicate cofactors and other risk factors. Most of them confirmed coincidence but not causality. A study from Colombia and Spain included 436 histologically confirmed squamous cell carcinoma and 387 age-stratified controls [27].

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