Cervical cancer is the 9th most common cancer in Singaporean women. It can be effectively treated if it is detected early. The best protection against cervical cancer is to go for regular Pap smear once every three years. You can also speak to your doctor about the HPV vaccination to determine if you are suitable.
The link between cervical cancer and HPV
Types of cervical cancer
Women with the following conditions are at a higher risk of developing cervical cancer
Women who have never had sexual intercourse are at low risk for cervical cancer.
In the early stages, women with cervical cancer may not have any symptoms.
As the cancer progresses, these symptoms and signs include:
Screening for cervical cancer
Click here for more information on Pap Smear.
To confirm the diagnosis, the specialist may perform the following tests:
Cervical cancer if detected in its early stages can be treated. Treatment is simple and almost 100% effective. Treatments of early stage cancer include:
Cervical cancer that invades deeper into the cervix is referred to as invasive cancer and requires more extensive treatment. Treatment options may include:
You can reduce your risk of cervical cancer by:
Text taken from Singapore Health Promotion Board.
Feedback & Enquiries
We'd love to hear from you!
Boon Lay - Boon Lay Shopping Centre, 221 Boon Lay Place #01-152, Singapore 640221, Tel: 62611580
Bukit Batok - Blk 630 Bukit Batok Central #01-148, Singapore 650630, Tel: 65636913
Bukit Gombak MRT - 802 Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 #01-16, Singapore 659083, Tel: 62558472
Bukit Panjang - Blk 547 Segar Road #01-05, Singapore 670547, Tel: 62508533
Canberra - Blk 105 Canberra Street, #01-09 Singapore 750105 Tel: 62513778
Choa Chu Kang - Blk 810, Choa Chu Kang Ave 7 #01-09, Singapore 680810, Tel: 67666146
Hougang - Blk 104 Hougang Ave 1 #01-1125, Singapore 530104, Tel: 65250325
Loyang Point - 258 Pasir Ris Street 21 #02-14, Singapore 510258, Tel: 63857435
Marine Parade - 81 Marine Parade Central #01-644, Singapore 440081, Tel: 63441620
Punggol Plaza - 168 Punggol Field, #02-09A Punggol Plaza, Singapore 820168, Tel: 69043511
Raffles Place - One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place #04-12, Singapore 048616, Tel: 65322692
Tampines - 827 Tampines Street 81 #01-142, Singapore 520827, Tel: 6443 5938
Tampines MRT - 20 Tampines Central 1 #01-27 , Singapore 529538 Tel: 67853702
Tiong Bahru - 11A Boon Tiong Road #01-08, Singapore 161011, Tel: 63582568
Woodlands - 4, Woodlands Street 12 #02-57, Singapore 738623 Tel: 63632919
Yishun - Blk 431 Yishun Ave 1 #01-04, Singapore 760431, Tel: 63342373
Aljunied MRT - 81 Lorong 25 Geylang, #01-03 Aljunied MRT, Singapore 388310, Tel: 69045871
Ang Mo Kio - 531 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 #01-2447 Cheng San Centre Singapore 560531, Tel: 69700802
Copyright 2018 OneCare Medical | All Rights Reserved