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Treatment for advanced cancer

Deciding about treatment can be difficult when you have advanced cervical cancer. Advanced cancer means that it has spread to another part of the body. Treatment can help to reduce symptoms, make you feel better and sometimes can help you to live longer. Find out about the different types of treatment, when you might have them, and about possible side effects.

Making decisions about treatment for advanced cancer

Read about making treatment decisions when you have advanced cancer.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

Find out what happens when you have radiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer.

Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Chemotherapy can be used to treat advanced cervical cancer. Find out how and where you have it and about the side effects.

Targeted drug treatment

Find out about having targeted drug treatment for advanced cervical cancer, including how you have it, and the possible side effects.

Surgery for advanced cervical cancer

Find out about surgery for cancer that has come back within the pelvis.

Controlling symptoms of advanced cervical cancer

Find out about treatments for the symptoms of advanced cervical cancer.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research into cervical cancer, as well as clinical trials and information about how you can take part.

Last reviewed: 
27 Sep 2017

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