Treating

Find out about different treatments for cervical cancer, and get information to help you make decisions about your treatment.

  • Making treatment decisions

    Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor and how your treatment is planned.

  • Surgery

    Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. It is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Radiotherapy

    Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat cancer. It is most commonly given as an injection into a vein or as tablets or capsules.

  • Chemoradiation

    Chemoradiation is a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

  • Targeted (biological) therapies

    Targeted (biological) therapies interfere with the way cells grow and divide.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

  • After treatment

    After your treatment has finished you will have regular check-ups.