Cancer

Cervical Cancer Stage, Prognosis and Survival Rate

Stage of Cervical Cancer What are the stages of cervical cancer? Staging of a cancer is done to indicate the extent and spread of the disease. Staging helps in determining the type of treatment best suited for that particular patient as well as the prognosis. Clinical assessment of a patient at the time of diagnosis forms >> Read More ...

Vaginal Cancer Treatment – Surgery, Radiation, Chemotherapy

Once the diagnosis of vaginal cancer is established, the next step is deciding on the type of treatment to be undertaken. Surgery and radiation therapy are the standard treatment options. Chemotherapy may be done in selected cases where surgery and radiation does not give the desired response. Treatment will depend upon >> Read More ...

Grades, Stages and Prognosis of Vaginal Cancer

Primary cancer of the vagina is very rare and because of this, as well as due to the absence of early symptoms, diagnosis is often delayed. Symptoms, when present, are often non-specific and by the time the cancer is diagnosed, it may have spread to adjacent structures or metastasized to distant sites. Read more on vaginal >> Read More ...

Signs, Symptoms and Complications of Vaginal Cancer

In the early stages of the disease, vaginal cancer maybe asymptomatic. Even when symptoms are present, it may be non-specific for vaginal cancer and common to a number of other conditions. As a result, the diagnosis is frequently missed or delayed. Often vaginal cancer is detected during a routine pelvic examination or pap >> Read More ...
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