Featured Cervical Cancer Articles
Descriptions of Featured Cervical Cancer Articles
Cervical cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of a woman's cervix. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this type of cancer, including information on its causes, risk factors, symptoms, and stages.
Gardasil is a vaccine that is used to prevent conditions caused by certain types of human papillomavirus. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at Gardasil, with detailed information on its effects, side effects, dosing information, and more.
Cervical Cancer Treatment
Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy are some of the treatment options for cervical cancer. This eMedTV page provides an overview of the methods used to treat cervical cancer, as well as other factors to consider during treatment.
Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
As this eMedTV article explains, common symptoms of cervical cancer include abnormal vaginal bleeding and bleeding that occurs between regular menstrual periods. This article takes a closer look at the signs and symptoms of this condition.
Stages of Cervical Cancer
To find out how far a woman's cervical cancer has spread, doctors will use a process called staging. As this eMedTV article explains, there are several stages of cervical cancer. This page discusses these different stages in detail.
Cervical Cancer Causes
As this eMedTV article explains, cervical cancer may be linked to HPV infection, infrequent Pap tests, weakened immune system, and age. Other potential causes of cervical cancer are also discussed in this article.
Cervarix is a vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer caused by certain types of HPV. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this vaccine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Early Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
In most cases, cervical cancer does not have any early signs or symptoms. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the lack of early symptoms of cervical cancer and explains why it is so important to have regular cervical cancer screenings.
Alternative Cervical Cancer Treatment
Alternative cervical cancer treatment can involve massage therapy, herbal products, and vitamins. This eMedTV segment offers a list of alternative therapies and includes recommendations on starting an alternative cervical cancer treatment program.
Cervical Cancer Surgery
Conization, total hysterectomy, and laser surgery are a few types of cervical cancer surgery. This part of the eMedTV site describes these and other surgical procedures used to treat cervical cancer. This page also provides information on recovery times.
Cervical Cancer Research
As this eMedTV article explains, cervical cancer research is leading to discoveries about new anticancer drugs, improved methods of radiation therapy, and better quality of life for cancer patients. This page provides an overview of this research.
Gardasil Side Effects
As this eMedTV segment explains, some of the most common Gardasil side effects can include reactions at the injection site, nausea, and dizziness. This page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, such as a high fever.
Cervical Cancer Chemotherapy
As this eMedTV article explains, many patients with cervical cancer are treated with chemotherapy, a treatment method that uses anticancer drugs to kill cancer cells. This page tells you what you can expect with this type of treatment.
Cervical Cancer Diagnosis
As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor takes a patient's medical history, Pap test results, and other factors into consideration when making a cervical cancer diagnosis. This page describes the process of diagnosing this type of cancer.
Cervical Cancer Risk Factors
Of the many risk factors for cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most significant. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed list of other risk factors, such as smoking and sexual history.
Cervical Cancer Prevention
The best methods for preventing cervical cancer involve reducing one's risk factors. This eMedTV page explains how to reduce your risk of cervical cancer, including knowing about the risk factors such as HPV infection and smoking cigarettes.