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Don’t let myths about cervical cancer keep you from the routine screenings needed to detect it.

Reviewed by Lori McNeal, M.D. , | Gynecology, | Gynecology

The Basics
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Treatment
Life After Cervical Cancer

The Basics

The Facts About Cervical Cancer

You may feel no symptoms, but it's important to find cervical cancer early for the best outcome.

Most cervical cancers can be prevented with help from your doctor and a healthy immune system.

Cervical cancer is aggressive, but survival rates have improved thanks to regular Pap smears.

Eradication of cervical cancer is an achievable goal—if we can get resources to critical sites.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer

Early-stage cervical cancer often shows no symptoms, making preventive health checkups key.

Cervical biopsies can be intimidating, but they're very common and usually painless.

Learn how to spot these two common types of gynecologic cancer.

Follow these tips to reduce stress after learning about your condition.

Treatment

Treatment of Cervical Cancer

The treatment you get depends on what stage the cervical cancer is in, along with other factors.

Creating a mutual support network is the first step.

These surgeries are just some of the choices to consider after a diagnosis.

A little preparation can reduce suffering from the side effects of cervical cancer treatment.

Life After Cervical Cancer

Life After Cervical Cancer

Here's what you can expect after reaching remission from cervical cancer.

Cancer treatment comes with severe side effects, but the right tools will help you endure.

Learn about the fertility options available to you after cervical cancer treatment.

Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy save lives…at a price.

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