Female cancers: expert answers to your questions
Cancer susceptibility: expert answers
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Cancer susceptibility: expert answers

kera72: Does recurring thrush increase the risk of cervical cancer?
Dr M. Espié: No. Cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted disease and Hpv infections increase the risk of it.

I've been diagnosed with Hpv does this mean I'm going to get cancer?
Dr M. Espié: The majority of lesions linked to Hpv regress and disappear but some can develop into cancer. Regular check-ups are therefore necessary.

Can breast cysts develop into cancer?
Dr M. Espié: Breast cysts do not increase the risk of Breast cancer but they can be associated with lesions, atypical hyperplasias, that do increase the risk.

Is there a link between tumours and weak immune systems?
Dr M. Espié: The immune system makes up the body's defenses, some cancers can be more frequent if the immune system is considerably weakened.

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