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Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later. When cancer starts in the cervix, it is called cervical cancer. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus. Also known as the womb, the uterus is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The cervix connects the upper part of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal).

Cervical cancer is highly preventable in most Western countries because screening tests and a vaccine to prevent HPV infections are available. When cervical cancer is found early, it is highly treatable and associated with long survival and good quality of life.
New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment

New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment

Study discovers how gut bacteria interacts with microRNAs to promote colon cancer growth

Study discovers how gut bacteria interacts with microRNAs to promote colon cancer growth

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Researchers identify new subgroup of cervical cancers with different genetic features

Researchers identify new subgroup of cervical cancers with different genetic features

ESCMID grant helps young investigators to study microorganisms, find better approaches to treat infectious diseases

ESCMID grant helps young investigators to study microorganisms, find better approaches to treat infectious diseases

Women with advanced kidney disease not receiving recommended breast or cervical cancer screening

Women with advanced kidney disease not receiving recommended breast or cervical cancer screening

Scientists uncover new class of compounds that could help target cancer cells

Scientists uncover new class of compounds that could help target cancer cells

Zilico to pilot pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system across India as part of TechEmerge's programme

Zilico to pilot pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system across India as part of TechEmerge's programme

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new, highly accurate urine test to predict risk for cervical cancer

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new, highly accurate urine test to predict risk for cervical cancer

Pioneering diagnostic system for cervical cancer to be on display at MEDICA 2016

Pioneering diagnostic system for cervical cancer to be on display at MEDICA 2016

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Study shows only 44% of patients receive accepted, best treatment for cervical cancer

Study shows only 44% of patients receive accepted, best treatment for cervical cancer

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

Study investigates link between skin tone, marriage attitudes and sexual behavior across ethnic groups

Study investigates link between skin tone, marriage attitudes and sexual behavior across ethnic groups

Girl Effect and Gavi team up to combat cervical cancer in developing countries

Girl Effect and Gavi team up to combat cervical cancer in developing countries

Study examines role of religion in cancer screening

Study examines role of religion in cancer screening

Research gains new insights into how virus that causes cervical cancer evades immune system

Research gains new insights into how virus that causes cervical cancer evades immune system

Two Staffordshire hospitals introduce pioneering technology to improve cervical cancer diagnosis

Two Staffordshire hospitals introduce pioneering technology to improve cervical cancer diagnosis

HPV vaccine can decrease incidence of cervical pre-cancers among young women, research shows

HPV vaccine can decrease incidence of cervical pre-cancers among young women, research shows