Can the treatment interfere with my menstrual cycle?

The drugs used in the treatment of chemotherapy can temporarily reduce or increase the production of hormones, causing, in some women, a change in the menstrual cycle. Because of the treatment, menstruation may be completely interrupted. After the end of treatment, the menstrual cycle may return to normal, especially in younger patients.

Can I get pregnant during treatment?

It is important for women of childbearing age to use a contraceptive during treatment, as the drugs used can cause malformation of the fetus. Check with your doctor about the need for contraceptives and which ones are allowed, since some oral contraceptives may be contraindicated for some patients.

Can the treatment interfere with my fertility?

Some drugs can decrease the possibility of having children. There are fertility clinics that perform egg and sperm preservation. Get answers to your questions with your doctor.

Does HPV infection cause cancer?

The infection by HPV – human papillomavirus is a risk factor for some types of cancer, such as cervical, anus, and mouth cancer. Normally, the disease is transitory: it is fought by the organism itself and naturally regresses. When the HPV resists, it originates a virus that can cause precancerous lesions that, if left untreated, evolve into cancer.