Cervical Cancer

To learn more about cervical cancer, you can access information from the National Cancer Institute below.

To view cervical cancer booklets and/or download for use in your planner, please select from the options below.

ASCO Answers Fact Sheet
CancerCare Treatment Update Booklet

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer – Did You Know?

  • Women with early cervical cancers are typically asymptomatic. The most common signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer include abnormal vaginal bleeding, unusual vaginal discharge, pain in the pelvic region and/or pain during sex.1
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  • Risk factors associated with cervical cancer include human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, smoking, long-term use of oral contraceptives (birth control), and family history.2
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  • You can connect with other people that have cervical cancer online and/or via telephone, which can help you learn about your condition and provide you with support.

 

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Additional Resources

Foundation for Women’s Cancer
312-578-1439
foundationforwomenscancer.org

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
800-685-5531
nccc-online.org