Actress Poonam Pandey died at the age of 32 due to Cervical Cancer. Many Actors like Kangana Ranaut, Anupam Kher, Pooja Bhatt, Kamal R Khan, Munawar have posted about how saddened they are even if they didn’t knew her personally.
As the caused of the death of Poonam Pandey was Cervical Cancer, it has pushed the government to add this in their budget to vaccinate girls for Cervical Cancer.
The Government had added the budget to vaccinate the girls between the age of 9-14 as the disease has a high death rate if not treated properly.
Poonam Pandey was suffering with the last stage of Cervical Cancer due to which, her taking surgery wasn’t an option too.
All One Should Know About Cervical Cancer
What is Cervical Cancer?
It is the growth of cells in the Cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus which connects the Vagina. HPA (Human papillomavirus) is one of the most common infection which is passed through sexual contact.
Cause of Cervical Cancer?
- Having Multiple Sexual Partners.
- Maintaining lower Genital Hygiene.
- Early Marriage.
- Oral Contraceptive Pills
- Sexually Active at a very young age.
- Multiple Pregnancies.
- Week Immune System
Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
- Vaginal Bleeding after sex.
- Bleeding after Menopause.
- Periods that are longer than normal days.
- Heavier periods during the last days of your period cycle.
- Watery Vaginal Discharge.
- Pelvic Pain
- Sex is painful
Cure of Cervical Cancer?
One needs to go through Hysterectomy Surgery where the parts of the affected area, Cervix, Uterus and Vagina are removed in order to make sure that the cancer cells do not spread in the body. It is known that one cannot conceive after the surgery.
In case the Cancer cells have already spread in the body then it is difficult to save the patient.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:Can cervical cancer be cured?
A:Cervical Cancer can be cured after doing a hysterectomy surgery which us removing the part of uterus and Vagina and lymph tissues alongside.
Q: How many Actors are suffering from Cervical Cancer?
A: Dolly Sohi, Jade Goody, Erin Andrews, Eva Peron are suffering from Cervical Cancer.
Q: Most common Symptom of Cervical Cancer?
A: The most common symptom of Cervical Cancer is pain during sex and blood discharge suddenly.
Q: Is Cervical Cancer Painful?
A: There is usual pelvic pain and other pain too during sex.
Q: How can we know one has Cervical Cancer?
A: Screening test helps to diagnose cervical cancer.
Q: Is Chemo Therapy given for Cervical Cancer?
A: Chemo is not common for a Cervical Cancer patient but if required it is given.