Advanced Reading

  1. Anatomy of Female Pelvic Area

    The female pelvic area contains a number of organs and structures: the endometrium, uterus, ovaries, cervix, vagina, and vulva.

  2. Are You At Risk for Cervical Cancer?

    One important way to reduce your risk is by getting regular Pap tests. Another is doing what you can to prevent high-risk HPV.

  3. Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer develops from abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix that spread deeper or to other tissues or organs. This type of cancer occurs most often in women older than 40.

  4. Cervical Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
    Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may increase the risk of developing cervical cancer and about approaches that may help in the prevention of this disease.
  5. Cervical Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
    Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for cervical cancer.
  6. Cervical Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of cervical cancer.
  7. Radiation Enteritis
    Expert-reviewed information summary about enteritis (inflammation of the large and small bowel) as a complication of radiation therapy to the abdomen, pelvis, or rectum. Assessment and management of acute and chronic radiation enteritis are discussed.
  8. Statistics About Cervical Cancer
  9. What Are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer?

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