According to her medical history, she had been diagnosed with carcinoma in situ of the cervix 9 years earlier, and she had undergone a complete hysterectomy
with oophorectomy at that time.
Studies indicate that 44%-55% of women who have undergone complete hysterectomy
for benign disease have had a Pap smear within the previous 3 years.
Some women who had a complete hysterectomy
with removal of the cervix have found there was a significant loss in their capacity for orgasm.