5 Key points Cervical cancer of the uterus

Written by: Dra. María Concepción Blasco Gimeno
Published: | Updated: 16/01/2019
Edited by: Roser Bernés Ubasos


cervical cancer What are the symptoms of cancer of the cervix?

The cervical cancer can present different types of bleeding as produced during ovulation (spoting) after sexual intercourse (coitorragia) or intermenstrual spotting. Sometimes it can be asymptomatic or take along a vaginal fluid, usually whitish produced by inflammation of lal mucosal tissue of the uterus or vagina (vaginal discharge dark), stinky, according to degree of necrosis or advanced cervical ca. You can also give menorrhagia in advanced degrees, ie, excessively heavy or lasting menstruation.


What it can cause?

This type of cancer can be caused by the presence of human papillomavirus, especially in strains 16,18,31 and 33.


What is your treatment?

Performing surgical laser conization or loop diathermy can be a process of both diagnosis and treatment. During her A sample of the abnormal cervical tissue is removed. Other treatment are surgery, WM intervention; radiotherapy and / or chemotherapy. The choice of technique will depend on the stage of the disease.


Is there any chance of being a mother after forbearing?

Yes, if the patient has undergone conization or traqueleorrafia, intervention cervix. It is only in these two cases in which the patient can be a mother.


Can it be prevented in any way?

Yes, by cytology and HPV test realization, in consultation. It can be prevented from the point of view of the patient through periodic revisions, maintaining a healthy sexual behavior and give up smoking.


Edited by Roser Berner Ubasos.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. María Concepción Blasco Gimeno
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Prestigious specialist in Gynecology, Dr.. Blasco Gimeno a degree and PhD in Medicine and Surgery at the University e specialista in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital of Zaragoza since 1986. In 2004, he obtained a medical degree company by the National School of Occupational Medicine and in 2006, the Master in Laparoscopic Surgery. Throughout his career he has published several articles in national scope, and collaborated in the book "Educational objectives in teaching obstetrics" the Institute of Educational Sciences. She combines her clinical work with teaching being professor at the University of Zaragoza since 2013 and various courses related to their specialty. He has also been named Vocal Private Medicine by the College of Physicians of Zaragoza. From 1990 to present, he is a specialist in Gynecology at the Provincial Hospital Nuestra Señora de Gracia.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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