Cervical Cancer - The role of ultrasound from diagnosis to treatment.

Catriona Watts, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 


Despite a well established screening programme which aims to prevent cervical cancer by treating pre cancerous disease,data from 2014 2016 reveals around 3200 new cases of cervical cancer are detected each year in the UK, with peak incidence in females aged 25 29. With presenting symptoms including unusual vaginal bleeding and pain, symptoms that can be attributed to many different gyn aecological conditions, ultrasound will likely be one of the initial diagnostic tests performed.

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