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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

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.

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

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

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

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer

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

Pap smear results can affect the next steps for your health and well-being. Know what they mean.

Recommendations have changed, but Pap smear tests are integral in screening for cervical cancer.

A vital cancer-screening tool, Pap smears should be a routine part of your health regimen.

Treatment

Treatment of Cervical Cancer

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

My doctor recommended a hysterectomy for cervical cancer. I refused because I want children.

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

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

Life After Cervical Cancer

Life After Cervical Cancer

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

For women surviving cervical cancer, pregnancy can still be an option, depending on treatment.

Reducing your cervical cancer risk factors can improve your chances of survival, and prevent rec

You've conquered cancer. What you have to do now to get your sex life back.

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