Cervical cancer stages and treatment

Discuss information on current treatment options, including chemotherapy and radiation, as well as emerging treatments and quality of life issues.


bleeding RED 3 weeks after cone & Dr. says normal!

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  • By hotmess2011 (Inactive) · New reply October 24, 2011
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  • Hi, I am new here and so glad to have found this wonderful place! I had a Cold Knife Cone 3 weeks ago to remove AIS and they did the scraping of the uterus also. The dr called and said I was "cured" and ...

What chemotherapy for metastatic cc?

  • By canicorn · New reply October 23, 2011
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  • Hello, I'm wondering which chemo "cocktail" others have gone through when the cc returned? My doctor mentioned topatecan (sp?) mixed with something else. When I had recurrent cc in 09 my onc tried cisplatin ...

consequences of pelvic radiation

  • By DVenus21 · New reply October 11, 2011
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  • Dear ladies Thanks God, my CT results were better than MRI. I have only one external illiac node involved and it is 1.8 cm and not 3.6 cm as I was told before. But in any case I need internal and external ...

Tx for large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma

  • By EdeeD · New reply October 10, 2011
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  • If anyone out there has had any success in treating LCCC I wools be do grateful if you would share your information. I am new to this site and am currently in tx for this cancer. I have thus far undergone ...

stage could spread

  • By jacklyn1 · New reply October 10, 2011
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  • just wondering how the cancer can spread so fast to lung and liver. Anyone had such a problem. i was stage 1b1 andct showed up 2 nodules in lung and 3cm in liver. Waiting for another ct driving me crazy ...

confused with a reason to be worried!!

  • By debbie0191 · New reply October 9, 2011
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  • Hi I'm a 28yr old with 4 beautiful children and I'm really scared and confused!!! Forgive me if I go on a bit but a lot has happened..... It began when I bled after intercourse which I put down to havin ...

someone was talking about the SUV on a PET scan

  • By celesteanne · New reply October 9, 2011
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  • I am cleaning my office because it is total CHAOS and I just came across a copy of my 1st PET scan. So I figured I would share because it was BAD...really BAD! BUT...I am OK now...so don't get too down ...

PetScan results

  • By skinsfan · New reply October 8, 2011
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  • Petscan showed two lesions....in left lung that is new and two nodules in right lung which one of them has increased. Doctor sent me to the Radiologist and he said that they were too small and in a dangerous ...


  • By jacklyn1 · New reply October 6, 2011
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  • I was staged with1b1 just wondering why rhey do chemo and radiation and not surgery as I am 61 and live in Vancouver Canada. Just wondering about the treatments ...

New here with IB1 (chemo before trachelectomy)

  • By DVenus21 · New reply October 6, 2011
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  • Hello everybody. This site is really helpful. I am new here and was given stage today by my gynecological oncologist. It is IB1 so far, but I have too big tumor (4 cm) to get a trachelectomy, so my doctor ...


  • By dinamight · New reply October 5, 2011
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  • Hope you are doing well with your kidney stents. I have mine changed every 6 months as opposed to every 4 months, bilateral. Kidneys were scarred from radiation. Not sure if I will ever get them out but ...

anyone have recurrent cervical cancer?

  • By hope67 · New reply October 3, 2011
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  • I have cervical cancer.It would be great to meet someone who has been threw cervical cancer also,so we can share hope,faith,and inspiration together.Its sure feels awful feeling alone ...

INDIA- Mrs. Gandhi & Cervical Cancer...

  • By Guruji-K · New reply October 3, 2011
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  • If this is so and Mrs. Gandhi were to talk about this....Would it make a difference in awareness and help prevent cervical cancer in India? India’s most powerful woman is now undergoing treatment in an ...

Surgery scheduled!

  • By mrsfletch1978 · New reply September 27, 2011
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  • So my scan came back good and my surgeon thinks its time to try to get it all out! I'm scheduled for surgery Oct 10th. I wont know till I wake up what kind of surgery I had. It could be just cleaning ...

My first appointmentt with a Gyn Oncologist....what should I expect?

  • By sunshine220 · New reply September 22, 2011
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  • Hello everyone, i am brand new to this site. I have to say that I aprreciate how the members on here are so informative and supportive. I make my night time ritual each evening when I am ready for bed ...

Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Cervix

  • By angelavant · New reply September 22, 2011
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  • Hi Ladies! I want to make sure if anyone else out there get this diagnosis they know that they are not alone! When I was diagnosed in November 2009 I thought I was the only one on the planet, but there ...

Keeping ovaries vs. not keeping them

  • By BigFlower · New reply September 21, 2011
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  • After undergoing a cone biopsy and PET CT scan, I was diagnosed with Stage 1B1 Cervical Cancer and have a radical hysterectomy scheduled in 2 weeks. I am 47 years old and am feeling confused about whether ...

Radical trachelectomy

  • By Slickcola · Posted September 19, 2011
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  • I was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer 2 yrs ago and had a radical trachelectomy, and 2yrs later (now) I was told by my gyno that the band that was put in place to hold my uterus/cervix up, has ...

Cancer cells and scared-and want to take action

  • By sagey · New reply September 17, 2011
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  • Hello, I am a 33 year old woman with no kids. They found HGIL in July, after too many years without a pap--I am kicking myself. The colposcopy last week the doctor said he was leaning towards severe dysplasia ...

Pregnant post Trachelectomy- worrying symptoms

  • By Zoe2011 · New reply September 15, 2011
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  • I had a radical trachelectomy in 2009, and just started trying to get pregnant early this year. I am happy to say that it only took a few months and now I'm pregnant. I have wonderful care, however as ...

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