Incidence and Mortality
Estimated new cases and deaths from cervical (uterine cervix) cancer in the United States in 2012:
New cases: 12,170.
The prognosis for patients with cervical cancer is markedly affected by the extent of disease at the time of diagnosis. A vast majority (>90%) of these cases can and should be detected early through the use of the Pap test and human papillomavirus (HPV) testing; however, the current death rate...