- What is cervical cancer?
- What are the risk factors for cervical cancer?
- Signs and symptoms of cervical cancer
- Can cervical cancer be prevented?
- The American Cancer Society guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer
- The HPV DNA test
- The Pap (Papanicolaou) test
- Work-up of abnormal Pap test results
- How women with abnormal Pap test results or pre-cancers are treated
- Cervical cancer prevention and screening: Financial issues
- Additional resources
More information from your American Cancer Society
The following information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
Cervical Cancer (also in Spanish)
What Women Should Know About Cervix Cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus (also in Spanish)
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
Foundation for Women’s Cancer (formerly Gynecologic Cancer Foundation)
Toll free number: 1-800-444-4441 or 1-312-578-1439
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Toll free number: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
Toll free number: 1-800- 685-5531or 1-818-909-3849
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Toll-free number: 1-800-230-7526
Web site: www.plannedparenthood.org
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 09/17/2014
Last Revised: 10/16/2014