Can cervical cancer affect your bladder?
If the cancer spreads into your vagina, bowel or bladder, it can cause significant damage, resulting in bleeding. Bleeding can occur in your vagina or back passage (rectum), or you may pass blood when you pee.
Where does cervical cancer usually spread to first?
The most common places for cervical cancer to spread is to the lymph nodes, liver, lungs and bones.
Where does cervical cancer usually metastasize to?
Metastasis in carcinoma cervix can occur via lymphatic spread or hematogenous spread. Hematogenous spread in carcinoma cervix is more common in advanced stage and mostly occurs through venous plexus or the paracervical veins. The common site of distant metastasis includes lung, liver, bones, and supraclavicular nodes.
How likely is cervical cancer spreading?
Localized (confined to cervix and uterus): 91.8 percent. Regional (spread beyond cervix and uterus to nearby sites): 56.3 percent. Distant (spread beyond the pelvis): 16.9 percent.
Do you feel unwell with cervical cancer?
Fatigue, loss of weight and appetite, and general feeling of illness. A swollen abdomen, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
What is the life expectancy of someone with cervical cancer?
The 5-year survival rate for all people with cervical cancer is 66%. However, survival rates can vary by factors such as race, ethnicity, and age. For white women, the 5-year survival rate is 71%. For Black women, the 5-year survival rate is 58%.
Can you beat stage 4 cervical cancer?
Stage 4 cervical cancer is not curable in many cases. However, nearly 17 in 100 women will beat stage 4 cervical cancer.
How long can you live with metastatic cervical cancer?
Currently, the median survival time is only 8 to 13 months . This article will focus on some of the important findings in metastatic cervical cancer.
Which stage of cervical cancer is associated with the cancer spreading to the brain?
Nasu et al. observed that only 35.7% of patients with intracranial metastases from cervical cancer had advanced-stage (III–IV) disease.  That observation is supported by the approximately 60% patients found in our literature review which reported to have either stage I or stage II.