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Treatment for cervical cancer

Your treatment depends on where in the cervix your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. 

You usually have surgery or chemoradiotherapy.

Treatment decisions

Find out how your doctor decides which treatment you need, and about the types of treatment you might have.


Surgery is one of the main treatments for cervical cancer.


Read about chemoradiotherapy and its side effects.


Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to kill cervical cancer cells.


Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells. Find out when and how you might have it for cervical cancer.


Find out about pregnancy and cervical cancer.

Follow up for cervical cancer

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for cervical cancer.

Last reviewed: 
17 Jun 2014

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