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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
  • Cryosurgery in Cancer Treatment: Questions and Answers
  • 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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General Information About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the cervix. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus grows). The cervix connects the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive system include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina. The uterus has a muscular outer layer called the myometrium and an inner lining called...

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  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • 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.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
    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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