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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Cervical Cancer Killer Many Women

Cervical cancer (also called cervical cancer) is one of the diseases most common cancer for women. Every hour, one woman died in Indonesia due to cervical cancer. The fact that millions of women in the world are infected with HPV, which is considered the disease through sexual intercourse of the most common in the world.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this infection is a major risk factor of cervical cancer. Every year, hundreds of thousands of undiagnosed cases of HPV in the world and thousands of women die from cervical cancer, caused by the infection. Given the fact that this horrible, then the various preventive measures and treatment have been made to address cervical cancer or cervical cancer.
What causes cervical cancer or cervical cancer? How do I prevent it? And how to handle it if it is infected with HPV?
HPV
Cervical cancer is caused by infection with HPV (human papillomavirus) or human papilloma virus. HPV cause warts in men and women, including genital warts, called condyloma akuminatum. Only a few of the hundreds of variants of HPV that can cause cancer. Cervical cancer or cervical cancer can occur if there is an infection that does not heal for a long time. In contrast, most HPV infections will go away, overcome by the immune system.
Causes and Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer attacks the cervix or the cervical region caused by viral infection with HPV (human papillomavirus) which is not cured in a long time. If the immune system decreases, it will mengganas HPV infection and can cause cervical cancer. Symptoms are not too visible at an early stage, that is why cervical cancer that starts from HPV infection is considered as "The Silent Killer".

Detection of Cervical Cancer

How do I detect that a woman infected with HPV that cause cervical cancer? Symptoms of a person infected with HPV are not visible and not easily observed. The easiest way to find out by doing a cytological examination of the cervix. This examination is now popularly known as a Pap smear or Papanicolaou smear

Treating Cervical Cancer

If infected with HPV, do not worry, because the currently available range of treatments that can control HPV infection. Several treatments aimed at turning off the cells that contain the HPV virus. Another way is to remove the damaged or infected with electric surgery, laser surgery, or cryosurgery (remove the abnormal tissue by freezing).
If cervical cancer has reached an advanced stage, it will be done chemo therapy. In some severe cases may also be performed hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus or womb in total. Aim is to remove cells that had developed cervical cancer on the body.

Preventing Cervical Cancer

Although cervical cancer is scary, but we all can prevent it. You can do a lot of precautionary measures before ultimately infected with HPV and cervical cancer. You can check at the hospital regularly and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Living Without Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is preventable and treatable. Early detection and routine Pap smears to reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Change your lifestyle and your eating patterns to avoid the disease that killed many women in this world. Thus, the health of the cervix or the cervix is ??more assured. With proper treatment, cervical cancer is not something frightening.