Cervical Cancer


November 28, 2018

Understanding Cervical Changes: Next Steps After an Abnormal Screening Test

Understanding Cervical Changes: Next Steps After an Abnormal Screening Test

Most women who have abnormal cervical screening test results do not have cervical cancer. Most have early cell changes that can be monitored (since they often go away on their own) or treated early (to prevent problems later). It is important to get the follow-up visits, tests, or treatment that your health care provider advises.


March 15, 2018

Cervical Cancer Prevention

Cervical Cancer Screening

Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer, the number of new cases of cancer in a group or population is lowered. Hopefully, this will lower the number of deaths caused by cancer.


Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening

Screening is looking for cancer before a person has any symptoms. This can help find cancer at an early stage. When abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier to treat. By the time symptoms appear, cancer may have begun to spread.


Cervical Cancer Treatment

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the cervix.