Special Cancer Prevention for Women
Female cancers such as breast, cervical and ovarian cancer lead to early death in thousands of women. Cervical cancer is caused by sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Most people get their HPV soon after they start having sex.
In 2020, more than 600,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide and 342,000 women died. Cervical cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in women. The two most important histologic types of cervical cancer include – squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma.
Several studies have shown that these histological types share common risk factors. The basic risk factor for developing cervical cancer is persistent oncogenic HPV infection; approximately 99.7% of cervical cancer tumors are associated with oncogenic HPV infection. HPV 16 & HPV 18 is of 2/3rds of cervical cancers on all continents.
Special Cancer Care Centre for Women
We at Care & Cure Women’s Speciality Hospital Chennai have a state-of-the-art facility that is fully equipped to treat all types of women’s cancers. Your specialist will plan the treatment you need based on the type of cancer. This includes surgical treatment, radiotherapy, and medical treatment. Our oncologists work closely with our patients to ensure they have the best chance of living a healthy life once they are diagnosed.
Most cases come before our multidisciplinary medical team, who provide input from multiple specialists to develop personalized treatments suited to each patient’s needs. Yes, there is a need for regular follow-up visits after successful treatment. More than ever, patients need to see a doctor who monitors relapse rates to stay healthy. The Department of Gynecological Cancer Treatment at our hospital provides comprehensive treatment and care for all women’s health issues. Our hospital has experienced oncologists and gynecologists who provide both consultation and surgical care.