cervical

Squamous cell carcinoma – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on July 15, 2019 Quick facts: ​Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. It is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). Most tumours start from a pre-cancerous …
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Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) of the cervix. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, updated on June 4, 2020 Quick facts: Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) is a non-cancerous condition that develops in the cervix. LSIL is caused by a virus …
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High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) of the cervix. by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on May 15, 2020 Quick facts: High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) is a pre-cancerous disease that develops in the cervix. HSIL is caused by a virus …
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Endocervical adenocarcinoma – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for endocervical adenocarcinoma. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed on July 30, 2019 Quick facts: Endocervical adenocarcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. Most tumours are caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). The tumour starts from a non-invasive type of cancer called adenocarcinoma …
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Endocervical polyp – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for endocervical polyp. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed on March 6, 2019 Quick facts: An endocervical polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops on the cervix. Endocervical polyps are very common and they can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding. The anatomy of the cervix …
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Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) – Cervix –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) of the cervix. by Emily Goebel, MD FRCPC, reviewed  on October 31, 2018 Quick facts: Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) is a non-invasive type of cervical cancer. Most cases are caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). Patients with AIS …
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How to read your Pap test report

This article will help you read and understand the information found in your Pap test report. by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC, reviewed on April 27, 2020 Quick facts: The Pap test is a screening test that looks for abnormal cells in the cervix. The purpose of the Pap test is to look for pre-cancerous diseases …
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