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Precancerous conditions that portend cancer

The vast majority of cancers are preceded by a precancerous condition (90% of cancers), but the process is often very long. The malignant evolution of precancerous conditions is not mandatory nor can specify an exact time for a malignant transformation. The duration of the evolution is variable from an organ to another, from a few […]

August 13, 2015, Cancer Oncology
Clinical forms of Breast Cancer

The most common manifestation of breast cancer is the appearance of breast tumors which untreated lead to local and long distance complications. Beside these cases there are other unusual clinical forms which pose a great difficulty for diagnosis. 1. Impalpable breast cancer. The tumor is very small, unable to be discovered just through a clinical […]

August 24, 2011, Breast Cancer Oncology
Early diagnosis in cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is about 12% of all cancer disease in women, occurring around the age of 48-52 years. Cervical cancer, most often starts from a moderate dysplasia in the cervix that progress to severe dysplasia and then a noninvasive cancer (cancer called “in situ”) that eventually install an invasive cancer . The time needed for crossing […]

Breast Cancer – Risk Factors + Video

Risk factors in breast cancer can be grouped into environmental factors, endogenous factors (pertaining to the host) and genetic factors. Environmental factors: • chest region irradiation, especially before 30 years; • food diet rich in protein, fat and fine candy; • UV exposure of breasts especially for women with benign diffuse changes; • breast trauma, […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention

Cervical cancer is preventable, particularly by lowering exposure to risk factors: 1. Condoms are a key measure of precaution in order to decrease the risk of infection with Human papilloma virus (HPV). However, they do not fully protect your skin close to the genital area that can also carry the virus. 2. Smoking lowers the immune system against possible infections. A decrease in the number of cigarettes or smoking cessation, can bring major changes in your life both sexual and general health in your state. 3. Avoid alcohol or consume a small amount of alcohol will help maintain the […]

Cervical Cancer – Treatment

Treatment of cervical cancer is complex, using multiple therapeutic methods, which should succeed and combine – radiation, surgery, chemotherapy, adjuvant treatment. Each therapeutic sequence is applied after the detailed analysis of each case, the stage of disease, local and general condition of the patient, so that aspect takes the form of a true therapeutic strategies. Decision […]

Cervical Cancer – Symptoms, Signs

Unfortunately in cervical cancer the signs and symptoms are delayed and appear only in advanced stages and with a reduced chance of cure. The first signs are the watery secretions, but later it may contain blood and pus. Microinvasive cancer is completely asymptomatic. In the early stages the secretion is usually watery, thin, avoided by the patient. The first sign is a reduced drainage, odorless, usually with bloodgrooves, which typically occurs after micro traumatisms (during intercourse or vaginal irrigation). As […]

Cervical Cancer – Causes

Like all neoplasms, cervical cancer causes are unknown. However, the organ accessibility and epidemiological studies on population groups with high statistical validity showed a number of factors favoring the occurrence of disease: • women’s sexual activity – beginning at young age, especially in adolescence, multiple sexual partners, the first sexual act at a very young age increase […]