Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment

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Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death among women in the U.S., but today many cases of cervical cancer are prevented through widespread use of the Pap test.

Human Papillomavirus in Men 

Human papillomavirus in men is so common that most sexually active men will get the virus at some point. Some may be unaware they have HPV.

Cervical Cancer Symptoms 

Early signs of cervical cancer have no symptoms. Symptoms of cervical cancer emerge once the cancer becomes invasive. Here are symptoms women should watch for.

Causes of Cervical Cancer 

Most causes of cervical cancer stem from the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more about the link between the human papillomavirus and cervical cancer.

Tests for Cervical Cancer 

Screening tests are important tests for cervical cancer. An abnormal Pap test or symptoms like abnormal bleeding require additional tests for cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer Stages 

Staging of cervical cancer determines how much cancer is in your body, where it is, and if it has spread. Treatments depend on the stages of cervical cancer.

Treatment for Cervical Cancer 

Treatment for cervical cancer depends on the stage of the cancer. Other factors, including a patient’s health, impact the type of treatment for cervical cancer.

Is Cervical Cancer Hereditary?  

If cervical cancer runs in your family, you may wonder - is cervical cancer hereditary? But there are other reasons several relatives may have cervical cancer.

Is Cervical Cancer Curable? 

Women diagnosed with cervical cancer want to know: Is cervical cancer curable? Cervical cancer can be cured, especially if detected early and treated promptly.

Cervical Cancer Survival Rates 

Cervical cancer survival rates depend on your disease stage and treatment. Cervical cancer survival rates are estimates and can’t predict individual outcomes.

What Do You Know About Cervical Cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), more than 4,000 American women die from cervical cancer each year. But death rates have declined dramatically over the last 50 years because more women are being screened. To learn more about cervical cancer and prevention, take this quiz, based on information from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the ACS.

1. Where is the cervix located in the body?