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What are the treatments for cervical cancer?

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Your treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted therapy. Eating well and even a little exercise can help you feel better, stay stronger, and more likely to withstand your treatments and any side effects.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “How is cervical cancer treated?,” “Lifestyle changes after having cervical cancer,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment -- Benefits of good nutrition during cancer treatment,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment -- Once treatment starts,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment - Appetite changes.”

Comprehensive Cancer Center -- University of Michigan Health System: “Looking Your Best.”

Look Good Feel Better: “Program Description.”

Foundation for Women’s Cancer: “Other Resources.”

Cancer and Careers: “Wigs for Cancer Patients,” “Skin Care.”

Mayo Clinic: “How does cancer treatment cause sexual side effects?”

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center: “The Treatment Mind Game: How to Feel Better During Chemotherapy.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Living Beyond Cervical Cancer.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on October 20, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “How is cervical cancer treated?,” “Lifestyle changes after having cervical cancer,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment -- Benefits of good nutrition during cancer treatment,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment -- Once treatment starts,” “Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment - Appetite changes.”

Comprehensive Cancer Center -- University of Michigan Health System: “Looking Your Best.”

Look Good Feel Better: “Program Description.”

Foundation for Women’s Cancer: “Other Resources.”

Cancer and Careers: “Wigs for Cancer Patients,” “Skin Care.”

Mayo Clinic: “How does cancer treatment cause sexual side effects?”

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center: “The Treatment Mind Game: How to Feel Better During Chemotherapy.”

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: “Living Beyond Cervical Cancer.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on October 20, 2018

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