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Cervical Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 08/15/2014

Cellular Classification of Cervical Cancer

Squamous cell (epidermoid) carcinoma comprises approximately 90% of cervical cancers, and adenocarcinoma comprises approximately 10% of cervical cancers. Adenosquamous and small cell carcinomas are relatively rare. Primary sarcomas of the cervix and primary and secondary malignant lymphomas of the cervix have also been reported.