During medical treatment for any stage of cervical cancer, you can use home treatment to help manage the side effects that may accompany cervical cancer or cancer treatment. Home treatment may be all that is needed to manage the following common problems.
Abnormal cervical cell changes that can lead to cervical cancer are often the result of high-risk sexual behaviors years earlier. These behaviors increase your risk of infections and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus. A hysterectomy to remove endometrial cancer usually includes the removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes (bilateral salpingo - oophorectomy).
Radiation therapy is the standard treatment for certain stages of cervical cancer and often is used in combination with surgery. Radiation therapy is the use of high-energy X-rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.