The purpose of screening tests is to look for diseases before the patient starts showing symptoms. Early detection can help neutralize the disease through proper medication or surgery.
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), it is crucial that women must be educated about the risks and symptoms of endometrial cancer during the time of menopause. Symptoms of endometrial cancer or uterine cancer include pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge followed by pressure on the pelvic region. A yearly endometrial biopsy is often recommended for women with a history of uterine issues.
For cervical cancer prevention, the tests should ideally start at the age of 21. Women who are between the ages of 21 and 29 must get a screening test in every 3-year interval. Those who are between the ages of 30 and 65 are recommended to get a screening once every 5 years. Women who have normal cervical test results and are over the age of 65 do not require testing. However, women who have a history of cervical pre-cancer and are over the age of 65 should continue screening for at least 20 years.
Vaginal and Vulvar Cancer
There are currently no screening tests available for vaginal and vulvar cancer, and the best way to detect signs is through routine check-ups by a qualified obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN). Most common course for detection is pelvic exams to search for lumps, changes in the skin of the vulva or deformations in the vagina.
Currently, there are no screening tests available for ovarian cancer, and the main course for detection usually involves a pelvic exam. However, pelvic exams can only detect ovarian cysts only if they get large. The most common symptoms of detection are bloating, abnormal discharge and abdominal pain. At GHC we offer several programs on early risk assessment for ovarian cancer so patients can find their susceptibility to the disease.
How GHC Can Help?
Since each form of gynecological cancer entails its own set of unique risk factors, there is no general screening test for cancer detection. Each screening test is designed for specific risk assessment and may not detect multiple cancer formations. To get professional consultation from Dubai’s best gynecologist, visit German Heart Center Bremen in DHCC or get in touch with us on +971 4362 4797 or visit our website www.german-heart-centre.com
In some cases, the best Urologist in Dubai, who diagnoses and treats diseases of the urinary tract, and the reproductive tract in men, may perform surgeries, for example, removing cancerous tumours or unblocking the urinary tract. The urinary tract is the system that creates, stores, and removes urine from the body. Doctors with this speciality treat any part of this system. This includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, glands, also treat all parts of the male reproductive system.
Acne problems happen at some point in people’s lives, mostly on the face, chest, and back. Dubai residents are no exception especially with around 20-30% increase in the number of acne cases registered at hospitals. Several factors lead to acne outbursts, especially if it is a side effect of weight increase or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
Ideally, menstrual periods happen every cycle that averages between 21 to 35 days and last for three to seven days. Menstrual problems vary, such as periods that happen within less than 21 days or more than 35 days apart, missing three consecutive periods or more, and menstrual flow density abnormality like it is much heavier or lighter than the norm.