Cervical Cancer Can be Overcome

As one type of deadly cancer for women, cervical cancer should be Considered. Although not lethal and contagious, cervical cancer can still be prevented.

Cervical cancer is a malignancy that Occurs on the cervix (cervical) roommates of choices is part of the uterus that protrudes into the vagina peak. Starting from the cervix into the vagina, next Gradually will spread if not given treatment.

The disease is common in women aged 30-50 years. Caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). In Indonesia, one woman died of cervical cancer.

"Early detection of cervical cancer can be done with a pap smear or Visual Inspection Acetic Acid (VIA). Many are afraid, but detection is essential to reduce the risk of cancer progression by weight of itself," said Dr. Laila Nuranna, SpOG (K), a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology RSCM Coordinator Female Cancer Program (FCP) Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia.

It was Mentioned by him in the event Launch Month Prevent Cervical Cancer (Bucekas) 2013 held at Pondok Kelapa Urban Village Health Center, Jl H. Stupid, Jakarta, Tuesday (14/05/2013).

Methods VIA ervical cancer is early examination by a doctor / midwife / nurse trained by applying the diluted acetic acid (3% -5%) to the cervix to see his condition. This method is both safe and easy.

VIA screening study has been done by the Female Cancer Program Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia (FCP-medicine) in 2004-2005, while the VIA application programs (training of health center staff and volunteers) conducted by FCP FKUI since the end of 2007.