Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Cervical cancer, Pap test, Ovarian cancer, HPV vaccine, Teratoma, Endometrial cancer, Squamous-cell carcinoma, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, Sex cord-gonadal stromal tumour, Surface epithelial-stromal tumor, Vulvar cancer, Germinoma, Uterine serous carcinoma, Fallopian tube cancer, Bethesda System, Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour, Choriocarcinoma, Sertoli cell tumour, Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix, Uterine sarcoma, Krukenberg tumor, Endometrial hyperplasia, Granulosa cell tumour, Vaginal cancer, Endodermal sinus tumor, Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance, Fibroma, Extramammary Paget's disease, Uterine clear cell carcinoma, Sarcoma botryoides, Endometrial stromal sarcoma, Uterine cancer, Endometrioid tumor, Serous tumour, Luteoma, Clear cell adenocarcinoma of the vagina, Papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma, Clinical Ovarian Cancer, Clear-cell ovarian carcinoma, Ovacome - The Ovarian Cancer Support Network, Cervical cancer gene database, Schiller's test, Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma, Chorioadenoma destruens. Excerpt: Cervical cancer is malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri or cervical area. One of the most common symptoms is abnormal vaginal bleeding, but in some cases there may be no obvious symptoms until the cancer is in its advanced stages. Treatment consists of surgery (including local excision) in early stages and chemotherapy and radiotherapy in advanced stages of the disease. Pap smear screening can identify potentially precancerous changes. Treatment of high grade changes can prevent the development of cancer. In developed countries, the widespread use of cervical screening programs has reduced the incidence of invasive cervical cancer by 50% or more. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a necessary factor in the development of almost all cases of cervical cancer. HPV vaccines effective against the...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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