Cervical cancer

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What is cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is a primary or metastatic malignant growth involving the cervix.

Common symptoms reported by people with cervical cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cervical cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Radical hysterectomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
5
Tried for
cervical cancer (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
cervical cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
cervical cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
cervical cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

Data from patients with cervical cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cervical cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Radical hysterectomy)
Perceived effectiveness
for cervical cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization pain 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
cervical cancer (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
for cervical cancer (2 evaluations)
Side effects
fatigue Hospitalization 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
cervical cancer (3)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for cervical cancer (5 evaluations)
Side effects
bowel urgency diarrhea 2 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
cervical cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for cervical cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal cramps pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cervical cancer (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
hallucinations insomnia 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dizziness weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
sleeplessness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cervical cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cervical cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 8
30s 52
40s 78
50s 69
60s 29
70+ 11
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 34
30-39 years 34
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 241

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 173
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from cervical cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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