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.
xxxcarriexxx: 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.
elisab86: 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.
RAVELLINA: 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.