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  1. Jan 2019
    1. Causes of cervical cancer

      What are other causes of cervical cancer besides HPV?

    2. As many as 80% of men and women who have had sex have HPV

      Can you get cervical cancer without having sex?

    3. If precancerous cells are found, they often can be removed.

      What is the treatment for pre cervical cancer - how are the cells removed?

    4. While most women with HPV will not get cervical cancer,

      What percentage of women get cervical cancer?

    5. This is why regular Pap tests are so important, particularly if you are sexually active.

      Can you have cervical cancer with a normal pap smear?

    6. Minimally invasive procedures including robotic and laparoscopic hysterectomy Radical hysterectomy

      Can you get cervical cancer after a hysterectomy?

    7. However, in a small percentage of people the virus will remain and cause cell changes that may develop into cancer.

      Can you still get cervical cancer after a HPV vaccine?

    8. What percentage of cases are caused by HPV?

    1. While breast cancer is thought of as a disease impacting women, each year about 2,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with the disease.

      How many women get breast cancer ?

    1. Symptoms of vulvar cancer vary from woman to woman. They may include: Red, pink or white bump (or bumps) with a rough or scaly surface on the vulva Burning, pain or itching in the genital area Pain when you urinate Bleeding and discharge when you are not having a menstrual period Sore on the vulva that does not heal for a month Change in a mole in the genital area Lump close to the opening to the vagina

      Which symptoms are early symptoms of vulvar cancer?

      Can vulvar cancer make you tired?

    1. Why come to MD Anderson for your fallopian tube cancer care?

      What is the survival rate for this cancer type? This might be a good section to elaborate on the survival rate and why patients should choose and trust MD Anderson for their treatment.

    2. The Fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus and cervix, as well as nearby lymph nodes, usually are removed. Sometimes the surgery can be minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.

      Can removing the fallopian tubes PRIOR to developing the cancer reduce the risk?