Cervical Cancer Medication
Cervical cancer is one of the crueler forms of cancer that attacks a woman's reproductive organs. The most beautiful act of bringing a new life into the World can actually spark of the growth of cancerous cells in the female womb.
However childbearing women are not the only those
who suffer from the disease. Women who have been promiscuous at an above
average level, have suffered from a sexually transmitted disease and/
or have been heavy smokers also fall into the category of high risk.
Spread prevention, as in many other forms of cancer, has been a major factor in the reduction in fatalities over the last few decades. However the figures are still high in the Western World, and there a 40% fatality rate in women diagnosed with cancer.
What is particularly problematic in diagnosing cervical cancer in its early stages is that there are virtually no symptoms of the disease in its early stages. Only when the cancer begins to spread does it show it self. Initially through heavy vaginal bleeding, which in itself can be misconstrued by the unknowing cervical cancer sufferer. The later stages are pain during sexual intercourse, and full smelling vaginal discharges.
No matter what stage in its development
the cervical cancer is diagnosed some form of invasive treatment is
Only if the cancer has not spread in any form and has been restricted to the outer layer of the cervix lining, simple surgery know as conization will be carried out using a scalpel. Recently laser surgery has also been used to destroy cancerous and precancerous cells.
Sadly in most case and especially when the cancer
has been detected at an advanced stage the treating doctor will have
no option but to carry out a hysterectomy. Depending how far the cancer
has spread, and the age and state of health of the cancer sufferer,
the doctor may decide to carry out a partial hysterectomy in an attempt
to keep the ovaries intact if the women wants to retain the hope of
having more children. If this is not the case or the woman has reached
post menstrual age, then the only option is a full hysterectomy.
Whatever the form of invasive surgery, the doctor will order a course of chemotherapy to prevent the spread of any cancerous cells that may have spread out with the infected area, bringing with it all the known side effects.
Recently, and especially where the cervical cancer has recurred after surgery and chemotherapy treatment, conventional medicine is begun to recommend a drug treatment for cervical cancer at its most advanced stage. The drug known as Hyccamtin has produced some results, and is often combined with a single chemotherapeutic agent (Cisplatin) with mixed results.
Nowadays, the public are becoming increasingly aware of
for cervical cancer known as holistic medicine, this treatment involves
the intake of a broad range of herbal based treatments, bringing with
it some remarkable results.
Women of all ages who have been diagnosed with cervical
cancer have recovered fully from the disease without the need for any
form of surgery and gone on to lead a better , healthier life through
the homeopathic regime.
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