Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix- the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. A sexually transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV), plays a major role in causing most cervical cancer. The risk of developing cervical cancer can be reduced by having screening tests and vaccine to protect from HPV infection. There are certain risk factors that are associated with cervical cancer, like early sexual activity, other sexually transmitted infections, weak immune system, smoking, and others. An early stage of cervical cancer does not produce any signs and symptoms whereas there are several signs and symptoms of cervical cancer, such as, vaginal bleeding after intercourse, pelvic pain, watery or bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor. Before the treatment of cervical cancer in India, the doctor will ask you to follow-up some testing using one or more types of screening scans (like Pap test and HPV test). The colposcopic examination is required is to check the abnormal cells that cause cervical cancer.
Treatment of Cervical cancer
Treatment for cervical cancer depends on several factors, such as the stage of cancer, other health problems, and others. Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or the combination of these three may be used for the treatment of cervical cancer.
Treatment cost in India
The treatment of cervical cancer falls between Rs.3, 00,000 to 10, 00,000. India is considered as the most cost-effective destination for the treatment. There are many best hospitals for cervical cancer in India where treatment are processed by highly specialized in cervical cancer doctors.