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diagnosis to surgery and chemotherapy, we provide comprehensive care for cervical cancer. Our services include cancer
screening, early detection, therapy and post-treatment surveillance. If you
need surgery, we use minimally invasive laparoscopic, or robotic techniques
Cervical cancer begins in the cervix, which is the lower, narrow end of the uterus. (The uterus is also called the womb.)
Can you answer yes to any of these questions:
Remember, having one or more of these risk factors does not mean you will get cervical cancer. However, if you have one or more risk factors, you should schedule regular PAP and HPV tests starting at 21. Your doctor can find and remove abnormal cells before they develop into cancer.
In 2016 the American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 12,990 new cases of cervical cancer diagnoses and 4,120 women will lose their fight against the disease.
Cervical cancer presents a special challenge because you may not notice any signs or symptoms, especially when the condition is in its earliest stages. Because it can stay “hidden,” it is important to start getting regular cervical cancer screening at age 21, regardless of how old you were when you first had sexual intercourse.
If you do have symptoms, they may include:
Since other conditions can cause these symptoms as well, it is important to see your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Dr. Irina Dimitrova - Gynecologic Oncology
CHPG Women’s Specialty Health – Church RanchPhone: 303-925-4100Fax: 303-925-4021
7233 Church Ranch Blvd.Westminster, CO 80021
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