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    Cervical Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Cervical Cancer

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about cervical cancer, see the following:

    • Cervical Cancer Home Page
    • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Cervix
    • Cervical Cancer Prevention
    • Cervical Cancer Screening
    • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
    • Drugs Approved to Treat Cervical Cancer
    • Lasers in Cancer Treatment
    • Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women
    • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines
    • Pap and HPV Testing

    For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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    Understanding Cervical Cancer -- Treatment

    Every woman should have a regular pelvic exam and Pap test, which tests a cervical cell sample for abnormalities. Together, these procedures detect cervical cancer 95% of the time, often long before the disease produces symptoms. If your Pap test is abnormal, your doctor may test you again. Recently, some doctors have started to test for HPV at the time of Pap smear. If a high-risk type of HPV is found in women with an abnormal Pap test, doctors are more inclined to do a colposcopy (magnified exam...

    Read the Understanding Cervical Cancer -- Treatment article > >

    • Cancer Staging
    • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
    • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
    • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
    • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
    • Cancer Library
    • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Last Updated: May 28, 2015
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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