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Getting Care for Cervical Cancer

There are many treatment choices for cervical cancer. What's right for you depends on what type you have. Choices include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. It's important to talk with your health care provider. Together you can find the best treatment for you.


The information on this page was compiled by the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Quality from a variety of sources, including (but not limited to) American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, American Cancer Society, and Mayo Clinic. This information summarizes core care elements appropriate to most adult women. This information should not be construed as representing standards of care nor a substitute for individualized evaluation and treatment on clinical circumstances by a qualified health care professional. Please see our disclaimer.

For more information about this complex health issue, please see the Cervical Cancer Links page for resources and information sources.

An initiative of the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Quality and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with additional funding provided by HealthInsight New Mexico