Cancer of the cervix occurs when the cells of the cervix change in a way that leads to abnormal growth and invasion of other tissues and organs of the body.
Like all cancers, cervical cancer is much more likely to be cured if it is diagnosed early and treated immediately.
The cervix is the lowest part of the uterus. The cervix connects the upper part of the uterus to the vagina.
Cervical cancer can usually be detected early with the Pap test. A Pap test (also known as the Pap smear test) is a medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the cervix is collected and spread (smeared) on a slide. The cells are examined under a microscope in order to look for cancer or abnormal cells that could lead to cancer.
Sometimes the doctor who examines the Pap smear negligently fails to identify cancer or fails to correctly report the findings to the patient's gynecologist. At other times, a gynecologist fails to take timely and proper action in response to a suspicious Pap smear result. In these situations, you may be a victim of medical malpractice.
If your cervical cancer was missed, misdiagnosed or not properly diagnosed or treated, contact us. The lawyer of Berger & Lagnese have a long tradition of handling and wining cervical cancer cases. We will get you the honest truth about what happened with your medical care.
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- Annual Meeting Report on Cervical and other Gynecologic Cancers
This is a summary of the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists in 2008.
- Pap Smear - High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion (HSIL) Photo #1
A microscopic view of a pap smear (Pap test) showing a high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL). A precursor to cervical cancer. Find out whether your Pap smear missed cancer or was misdiagnosed. Our medical malpractice lawyers will get your Pap smear slides and have them examined by the top experts. Serving all of Western Pennsylvania, including Pittburgh, Uniontown, Erie, Washington PA, Greensburg and Beaver.
- High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion (HSIL)
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- Biopsy of the Cervix
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- HPV Vaccine
HPV is the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer. Was your cervical cancer missed or misdiagnosed? Did you get Pap tests that said you did not have cervical cancer, but now you have cervical cancer? Are you the victim of medical malpractice? For free information about cervical cancer, see the cervical cancer lawyers of Pennsylvania, serving Pittsburgh, Erie, Washington, Beaver, Greensburgh and Western Pennsylvania.
- 2001 Guidelines - Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer
Was you cervical cancer missed? Did you have a Pap test that was read as normal but you actually had cervical cancer? Get free evaluation and information about cervical cancer from the cervical cancer attorneys of Pennsylvania.
- 2003 Cervical Cancer Guidelines by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
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- Cervical Cancer Malpractice Lawyers
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