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21 Feb 2009

Cervical Cancer
Please explain what CIS1 is? Have gone for a Pap smear, Doctor say its cervical cancer CIS1 but its only restricted to the mouth of the vagina( early stages) therefore treatment is not needed to come back after six month fot a retest. Have had symptoms for seven months: heavy discharge, bleeding, pelvic pains and severe weight loss
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

It means that there are mild precancerous changes in the cervix. Sometimes these can disappear on their own. If they do not,a simple procedure can be done to remove the cells. This is not cancer but PRE- cancer, i.e. can go on to become cancer after several years if not treated.

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