Cervical Cancer

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What is Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is a slowly progressing disease, which affects the lining of the mouth of the uterus, known as cervix.

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Cancer is a disease caused by the uncontrolled growth and proliferation of cells. Cancer that affects the lining of the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus, is known as cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer

The inner lining of the cervix comprises of two cell types, the squamous and the columnar cells. The region in the cervix where there is a transition from one cell type to another is called the squamo-columnar junction. This is the area that is most prone to develop cancer. Cancer of the cervix develops gradually and becomes full-blown over a period of time. The abnormal changes that the cervical cells develop transform them to a pre-cancerous state, which is referred to as 'Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia' (CIN). Based on its degree or intensity, these changes are classified as low grade CIN and high grade CIN. This may eventually progress to form a localized cancer. The cancer later spreads to adjacent tissues and even distant organs.

Cervical cancer is mostly caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The risk factors for cervical cancer include smoking, unprotected sex, having many children, prolonged use of birth control pills, or having HIV infection. A pap-smear test is done to find out any changes occurring in the cervical cells before they turn into cancer; the sample for the test is obtained from the squamo-columnar junction.


Treatment depends on the stage of the cancer. Cervical cancer treatment may involve surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation.
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emran Tuesday, September 6, 2011

can penis penetrate into the cervix kind regards

EraHealthcare Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dear Sir,
Sub: Device to Combat HIV/AIDS

We are pleased to inform you that we, the Era Healthcare (I) Pvt. Ltd. are the manufacturer of disposable vaginal speculum in India under the brand name of DISPOSPEC..
Gynecologists, / Obstetrician and Oncologists from these places are still using old conventional Vaginal Speculum made of metal knowing fully well about the problems, hazards, cost of sterilization and the threat of acquiring diseases like HPV & HIV.As a matter of fact,
Metal Vaginal Speculum is used and put it in that tumbler without noticing whether the temp. is as per required guidelines for sterilization or not.
DISPOSPEC is a disposable vaginal speculum which can protect patient from contamination, re-infection, cross contamination like HPV and most importantly HIV.
Since, national AIDS Control Organization is a Government of India program, controlled
> by Ministry of Health, we therefore proudly present Era Healthcare as an organization, wants to take an active part in your noble program to eradicate HIV/AIDS by introducing DISPOSPEC,

We shall be therefore highly obliged if you kindly enlist this product by name in your program and float your enquiry to us so that we could get an
> opportunity to combat hand in hand with you to eradicate HIV /AIDS from our society.

Needless to mention we shall supply your requirement with an optimum price (for this program only) to make your program successful.
Let us have your requirement and if the requirement is huge to the tune of > 1000 units, kindly do give us at least 21 days time for shipment.
At present the MRP for the Institutions is INR.24-00 per unit and for retail discount depend on quantity
We are sincerely expecting your response in this regards at the earliest.
Thanking you and assuring our best possible service


Yours faithfully,


Avijit Mukherjee
Director
For Era Healthcare (I) Pvt. Ltd.
+91 9230536316


Era Healthcare (I) Pvt Ltd
CORPORATE OFFICE: - 9B, RAJA MANINDRA ROAD, GOPAL BHAVAN,
1ST FLOOR, KOLKATA:-700037
Tel: 033 6452 9832, Fax: +91 033 2546 5471
Email: era_care@yahoo.co.in

indus Thursday, March 11, 2010

What is the incidence of ca cx in India in 2010? kindly support with references.

heer28 Friday, January 29, 2010

Cervirax is considered to be effective before any contact with semen, but if somebody is using coitus interruptus method of contraception is it of any use or not????

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