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  1. Jan 2019
    1. Cervical Cancer Stages (source: National Cancer Institute)

      Don't link to NCI, link to your own page.

    2. Causes of cervical cancer

      What are other causes of cervical cancer besides HPV?

    3. Usually this is a slow process that develops over many years.

      Is it possible for cervical cancer to develop in one year?

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

      Can you get cervical cancer without having sex?

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

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

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

      What percentage of women get cervical cancer?

    7. 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?

    8. Vaginal discharge

      Include "Cervical Cancer" before discharge to answer "what does cervical cancer discharge look like?"

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

      Can you get cervical cancer after a hysterectomy?

    10. 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?

    11. 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. Vulvar cancer statistics Vulvar cancer is rare. According to the American Cancer Society, about 6,200 women in the United States are diagnosed with it each year.  Vulvar cancer usually grows slowly and may begin as precancerous changes that can be treated before they become cancer. The median age of diagnosis for Vulvar cancer is 68, and the disease's five-year survival rate is about 71%.

      This is a great section that answers a lot of searcher's intended questions!! Consider a "statistics" section for each cancer type.

    2. 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?

    3. What are vulvar cancer's symptoms?

      Change to "What are the signs and symptoms of Vulvar Cancer?"

    1. What are the symptoms of vaginal cancer?

      Change to "What are the signs and symptoms of vaginal cancer?" What are the signs is searched more than what are the symptoms.

    2. They may include:

      Change to "How to tell if you may have vaginal cancer:"

    3. Vaginal Cancer Risk Factors

      Change to "What Causes Vaginal Cancer - Risk Factors"

    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?