Read about the possible symptoms of cervical cancer and when to see your doctor.

Getting diagnosed

Information about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist and the tests you might have.


Find out about the cervical screening programme, what the screening test is and what the results mean.

Stages, types and grades

Find out about the stages, types and grades of cervical cancer.

Treatment for abnormal cervical cells

An abnormal cervical screening test result means that you have changes in the cells covering the neck of your womb (cervix). 

Treatment for cervical cancer

Your treatment depends on where your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread and your general health.

Advanced cervical cancer

Advanced cervical cancer means that a cancer that began in the cervix has spread to another part of the body.

Living with cervical cancer

Get support to cope during and after cervical cancer.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.


Find out about survival for cervical cancer.

Risks and causes

Read about the causes of cervical cancer, including the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Find out what you can do to reduce your risk.

Last reviewed: 
17 Jun 2014

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