Cervical cancer symptoms: Unusual bleeding a sign you should seek medical help immediately

CERVICAL cancer symptoms are more likely to show when the cancer is more advanced. Bleeding between periods, after sex or any time other than when you ’re having a period could be a sign.
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The objective of this study was to examine knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors and practices of Pap testing among female Turkish immigrants in the state of Florida in the United States of America (USA). This descriptive study was conducted between April and September 2012. The study sampling was consist of 156 Turkish women living in the state of Florida. A questionnaire-based survey was conducted among the population of Turkish immigrant women. On the survey form comprised of a total of 37 questions and three sections there are questions pertaining to the socio-demographic characteristics of the individuals, thei...
Source: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionEvaluation of cases of perimenopausal and postmenopausal bleeding differentiated premalignant and malignant lesions of the uterine body, endometrium and cervix. As our centre is a Regional Cancer Centre of Bihar, incidence of malignant lesions is higher in our centre.
Source: The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018Source: Gynecologic Oncology ReportsAuthor(s): Josette C. Dawkins, Gregory K. Lewis, Eugene P. ToyAbstractCervical cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy worldwide and the third most common gynecologic cancer in the USA. Improved screening methods such as liquid-based cytology accompanied by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) co-testing have contributed to a declining incidence of cervical cancer. There are approximately 13,000 new cases per year in the United States, accounting for 4200 deaths (Siegel et al., 2011). Pelvic organ prolapse increases with age, obesity and p...
Source: Gynecologic Oncology Reports - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
This study aims to investigate contouring and dose evaluation of several bladder sub-structures potentially responsible for urinary morbidity after radiochemotherapy and Image Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy (IGABT) in locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC).
Source: Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract The diagnosis of cancer in females younger than 20 years is rare, with the incidence of 17 cases per 100,000 individuals per year in the United States. Although advancements in cancer therapy have dramatically improved childhood cancer survival, gynecologists should be aware of the increased risk of adverse reproductive health effects from each type of therapy. Cancer and its treatment may have immediate or delayed adverse effects on reproductive health. Gynecologists may be consulted for the following issues: pubertal concerns; menstrual irregularities; heavy menstrual bleeding and anemia; sexu...
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract The diagnosis of cancer in females younger than 20 years is rare, with the incidence of 17 cases per 100,000 individuals per year in the United States. Although advancements in cancer therapy have dramatically improved childhood cancer survival, gynecologists should be aware of the increased risk of adverse reproductive health effects from each type of therapy. Cancer and its treatment may have immediate or delayed adverse effects on reproductive health. Gynecologists may be consulted for the following issues: pubertal concerns; menstrual irregularities; heavy menstrual bleeding and anemia; sexu...
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
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Irene Teap was still bleeding. It had been 18 weeks since she had given birth to her youngest son, Oscar, but the blood kept coming.
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Conclusions Lack of cervical cancer screening, vaginal bleeding, low abdominal pain, and unmarried status were associated with advanced disease at presentation. We recommend scale-up of cervical cancer screening and its integration into routine human immunodeficiency virus care. Capacity building in gynecologic oncology and palliative care services is currently critical.
Source: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cervical Cancer Source Type: research
In an era where health information is freely flowing thanks to the internet and Dr. Google, I’ve come to expect that patients who see me for the first time will have done their homework — about their cancer, treatment options, and yes, even about me. To be frank, it’s not uncommon for patients to mention they’ve watched videos on YouTube or read some of my blogs, or to recite my work history. I have come to appreciate discussions with such patients; I appreciate the homework they’ve done to learn about their diagnosis, standards of care, and investigational approaches. I feel that I am ac...
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