Treating cervical cancer

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 for cervical cancer

    Find out about the operations used for cervical cancer. We also have information about what happens before and after surgery.

  • Radiotherapy

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

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy is sometimes used to treat cervical cancer. Find out how this treatment works and learn about its possible side effects.

  • Chemoradiation for cervical cancer

    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.

  • Life after cancer treatment

    You might be thinking about how to get back to normal following treatment. Find advice, information and support about coping with and after cancer.