Cervical Cancer

What is Cervical Cancer?

What are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer may not have any findings in the early stages. However, as the tumor grows in size, it may cause vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse, between menstruation or after menopause. These complaints are not specific to cervical cancer, but if you have such a complaint, it is useful to consult a physician.

What Does Cervical Cancer Staging Mean?

Cancer staging is the understanding by physicians how much a cancer has spread. In addition to the cancer stage, your age and accompanying diseases are important in determining the most appropriate treatment for your disease

How Is Cervical Cancer Treated?

Cervical cancer can be treated by various methods:

Surgery: Surgery can be performed to remove the tumor mass in cervical cancer. Surgery can be performed in various ways.
● Extensive removal of the cervix, uterus (uterus) and upper part of the vagina with surrounding tissue. (Radical Hysterectomy)
● Uterus korunurken serviksin ve vajinanın üst kısmının çevre dokuyla geniş bir biçimde çıkartılması.

Radiotherapy: It is the killing of tumor cells using radiation therapy.

Chemotherapy: In the treatment of patients with cervical cancer, chemotherapy is given to a lesser extent in addition to radiation therapy.

Can I Get Pregnant Again After Cervical Cancer Treatment?

Some of the patients treated for cervical cancer can preserve their reproductive abilities after treatment. However, patients should state these requests to their physicians at the beginning of the treatment.

What Will Happen After Treatment End? Is Re-Check Necessary?

Patients treated for cervical cancer are followed up closely for at least five years after the treatment is over. The frequency of follow-up is every 3 months in the first 2 years, then decreases to every 6 months. During each follow-up, you will be examined by your physician and your cervical smear test will be performed. If your physician deems necessary, he / she may request additional examinations such as tomography or ultrasound.

What happens if cervical cancer recurs or spreads to other parts of the body?

If your disease recurs, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery options can be used.

Other Things to Know

During the treatment of cervical cancer, you are expected to strictly follow the suggestions and warnings of your physician. Apart from that, you should share every point on your mind about your treatment and possible side effects with your physician

Cancer treatment is a special condition that can be very weary for both patients and physicians, and current information indicates that the treatment of cervical cancer by Gynecological Oncology Surgeons who have received special training on this subject gives the best results.

Dr. Derman Başaran, 10 yılı aşkın bir süredir sadece kadın kanserleri ve ilişkili durumlar ile ilgilenen ve hem yurtiçinde hem de yurtdışında en üst düzey kurumlarda eğitim almış ve hizmet etmiş bir hekimdir.

When the specialist physician staff in a clinic deals only with female cancers, the care and treatment success that patients receive is at the highest level. For the most successful results in the treatment of your disease, make sure that there are gynecological oncology surgery specialists in the center where you are treated.

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