CERVICAL CANCER

Cervical Cancer Screening Test in Jumeirah, Dubai

Cervical cancer – Regular cervical cancer screening testing for cervical cancer should begin at age 21 for cervical cancer prevention. If you are between the ages of 21 and 29, you should have a cervical cancer screening test every three years. Between the ages of 30 and 65, you should have a screening test every five years. If you are over the age of 65 with normal cervical cancer screening test results, you should no longer be tested. Women over the age of 65 with a history of cervical pre-cancer should continue to be tested for at least 20 years.
The cervix connects the vagina and the uterus. Cervical cancer affects the cervix, most cervical cancers are caused by Human Papilloma virus (HPV).

Signs and symptoms

A woman suffering from cervical cancer shows the following signs and symptoms:

  • Bleeding vaginally after sex
  • Watery blood vaginal discharge
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pain when having sexual intercourse

Book an appointment with a gynecologist if you observe any of the above signs and symptoms to avail the most effective cervical cancer screening test in Dubai.

Causes of Cervical Cancer

Healthy cervical cells are mutated to form cancerous cells. Cancer cells do not die, they multiply and do not die out, hence creating a tumor. The cancer cells can spread to metastasize in other organs. The main cause is unknown, but HPV is a main cause of the cervical cancer.

What You Can Do

In order to treat cervical cancer, one should:

  • Take HPV vaccination. It is given for women at the age of 9 to 26 years, it is most effective for clients who are not sexually active
  • Pap tests needs to be done regularly.
  • Safe sex that includes use of condoms
  • Stop or do not smoke
  • Reduce the number of sexual partners, when possible have one sexual partner
  • Start sexual activity at a later age

What We Can Do

The cervical cancer treatment at our clinic in Dubai includes:

  • Pap tests to determine any abnormal cervical cells
  • HPV DNA test to determine their presence in cervical cells
  • Colposcope to visualize the cells
  • Cervical biopsy to determine or confirm cancer
  • Staging cancer through the use of imaging studies
  • Surgery such as simple or radical hysterectomy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Follow-up care
  • Palliative care

Consult our professionals at SHAMMA Clinic, in Jumeirah to know more about the cervical cancer screening testing and treatment available. Book an appointment with our experts now!

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