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Three treatments methods are commonly used to treat cervical cancer: surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Sometimes they are used alone, and others times they are used in conjunction with one another. The treatment method(s) chosen depend on several factors like type of cervical cancer, stage of the disease, general health of the patient, and if other treatments have been utilized.
  1. Treating HPV to Prevent Cervical Cancer
  2. Chemotherapy
  3. Radiation Therapy

Treating HPV to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the primary cause of cervical cancer. Explore how HPV is treated to prevent the development of cervical cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is a common treatment method for cervical cancer. Discover what chemotherapy drugs are used, common side effects, and how to manage treatment side effects.

Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is another common cervical cancer treatment method. Radiation therapy uses certain types of energy to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. To treat cervical cancer, radiation therapy can be given internally or externally.

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