What You Need To Know About™ Cervical Cancer
This booklet about invasive cervical cancer. Invasive cervical cancer has grown beyond the cells on the surface of the cervix and invaded cells deeper in the cervix.
The booklets in the What You Need To Know About™ Cancer series will be retired on June 1, 2018. You can find accurate and up-to-date information about over 100 cancer types in the PDQ® cancer treatment information summaries for patients.
NCI’s Contact Center can help you find information about many types of cancer. Reach our information specialists by phone, chat, or email.
Learning about medical care for your cancer can help you take an active part in making choices about your care. This booklet covers:
- How cervical cancer is diagnosed
- Treatments for cervical cancer, including cancer treatment research studies
- Taking part in research studies
This booklet has lists of questions that you may help you talk with your doctor. Many people find it helpful to take a list of questions to a doctor visit.
The information in this booklet was last updated in January 2012.