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 background of humanity for eradication of 1 malignant illness. This new “opportunity” has replaced many present perspectives on cervical melanoma prevention, regulate analysis and remedy. Many canons and directions grew to become topic of assessment and lots of revisions are coming. This booklet is meant to summarize every one of these occasions and to give them to all girls in a language comprehensible by way of the eneral public.

We count on the ebook will deliver all readers the explanation for optimism and may supply counsel as how you can achieve wisdom and abilities for severe pondering and making an informed determination whilst it is going to be valuable of their lives.

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We also believe that, in the case of cervical cancer, the prevention is more powerful than many would like to believe. 3 presents our vision on how different cancer prevention measures could change the natural history of cancer in the US. This table shows that the hopes for eradication of cervical cancer [178] in the 21st century may not be groundless. 3 Cervical cancer mortality and factors influencing IT (estimate) Cervical cancer Mortality deaths Time prevention in the US per 100,000 Comments <1941 Natural history 30 W/O Prevention 1945–75 Any cancer screening 12 Pre-pap test 1955–2005 Pap test 3 After 50 years ?

We recommend that the percent of Pap positive (abnormal) results and the percent of histologically diagnosed severe dysplasia (CIN 2/3 and CIS) be added to the first line of epidemiological parameters for the assessment of cervical cancer epidemiology. Both indicate two clinical outcomes: Positive Pap test requires further diagnosis, and positive histology requires surgical intervention. In this chapter, we will discuss epidemiology of cervical cancer using objective measuring parameters for the assessment of the epidemiological condition: cervical cancer incidence, mortality, percent of positive (abnormal) Pap tests, and percent of histological diagnosis of severe dysplasia/pre-cancerosis or cancer (CIN 2/3, CIS or AIS).

Most of them are benign. However, malignant ovarian tumors are leading cause of mortality among gynecological malignancies in developed countries where regular Pap test screening protects women from cervical carcinoma. Cervical cancer is still the main killer of women from malignant diseases worldwide. Ovarian cancer has a proven hereditary connection. Women who have family members with ovarian cancer have up to 40% chance to have this disease during their lifetime. Frequent ultrasound checking is recommended or, if there are more than one member in the family, oophorectomy is recommended as soon as the childbirth is completed.

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