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PLEASE EXCUSE MY FOUL MOUTH,I HAVE JUST POSTED A REPLY TO JANIE @THE NEWS ON THE JAB,LIFTED MY SPIRITS I CAN TELL YOU..
THEN SEE THIS CLICKED ON THE ARTICAL,WELL....HOW VERY VERY DEPRESSING :(
cin1 oct'05. cin2 may'06.
d'cone op oct'06.
finally get result of
adenocarcinoma in situ march'07.
Yeah me too!! think you have said it all Fi :o . They give ya hope then kick ya in the teeth story of our lives really isnt it?? To be honest i dont belive some of these articles you cant go around beliving everything you read can ya?? lets hope there isnt much evidence to back it up.i hope this doesnt scare anyone too much, it wont beat us will it???? take care all love kaz xx :x
15 years cancer free,ive won my battle but not yet the war!!
It looks a shame but it seems the artical headlines are designed to shock and get attenbtion for the authors (as a scientist i know sometimes a spin is put on the wording to make findings seem more impressive!)
I have just done a quick calculation, it appears 7564 treated were followed up and unfortunatley 448 new cancers were subsequently detected, thats 6%
so the treatment is still 94% effective at preventing cancer.
My consultant told me 95% effective yes that extra 1% is still a lot of lives affected. but 94% is still very effective, please ladies do not put off treatment because this artical insinuates that its not effective, the numbers show something different!
Mild abn smear 02/05,moderate smear 07/05,colp 09/05,CIN2 11/05 LLETZ, 12/05 clearmargins. 05/06,10/06, 09/07, 08/08 and 07/09, 06/10 all clear smears with erosions and/or scarring noted, 06/11 smear-due.
OOh sorry another thing....
i was thinking if what they say is true, that women with CIN1-2 are actually at a higher risk of getting cancer 1-2 decades on because follow up is less rigorous, if armed with this knowledge we could try to demand yearly smears for longer and liquid based cytology for those of us that still dont have it ,rather than assume that after 10 clear years we are "safe" because thats what we have been told!
my consultant did tell me that if results had clear margins i was fine, but still needed a smear in 6 months, i think now i can be sure to chase follow up appointments, make sure i know exactley when my smears are due and how often for how long....I have been waiting 4 1/2 weeks after treatment for results (3 months since first colposcopy), was hoping for relief providing its "okay" but now even if nothing more sinister than CIN2 is found, and they say they get it all, i still wont feel the releif i was hoping for.
Even though its not good news, at least it is information, maybe they will change follow up procedures for cin1 and 2.