- 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. 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)
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: 07/19/2016