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What Are Cervical Cancer Survival Rates?

What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical CancerCervical cancer is third most common malignant disease in women. Cervix being most sensitive connective part of women's body is adversely affected in cervical cancer. This disease is a silent disease like other cancers, it may fly unnoticed under radar. A woman may remain ignorant of this disease even after couple of years suffering from this disease. Cervical cancer survival rates in USA are better than survival rates in other regions of the world.

According to latest data, almost half a million of women get affected from this disease every year. Only quarter of a million of women contribute in cervical cancer survival rates worldwide. Squamous and columnar are the two types of cervical cancer in women. However, the women suffering from squamous cervical cancer suffer are considered more serious. Squamous cervical cancer is more harmful as compared to columnar cervical cancer.

Dysplacia is the pre-cancerous stage, which if caught help treating cervical cancer effectively. In most of cases 100% of women recovered from cervical cancer when their cancer was caught at the early stage of Dysplacia. Pap test helps a doctor to do prognosis and then diagnosis of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer survival rates in USA are better than other regions of the world, because most of women in USA keep taking Pap test often.

In USA more than 11,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. Most of women who are diagnosed with cervical cancer aged between 40 and 45 years. Chances of getting cervical cancer in females aged between 20 and 25 are more than other ages. Healthy lifestyle, mental and physical health, type of treatment and eating habits of a person influentially affect survival age of a patient.
In early stage of cervical cancer the survival rate of women is more than 93%. When cervical cancer reaches to middle or regional stage, survival rate is decreased to 56%. Moreover, women who are diagnosed with cervical cancer in last or advanced stage have survival rate of only 17%. Hence, it is necessary that you keep seeing your doctor and take different tests to identify severity and intensity of disease.

Cervical cancer survival rates may also refer to age or time till a woman may survive. After treatment of cervical cancer a woman may survive five years. In many cases women were seen to survive more than five years after treatment of cervical cancer. Good news is that death rate from survival cancer is continuously decreasing by 4% every year.

By: Joyce Horace

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