Cervical Cancer is cancer of the entrance to the uterus or womb. It starts when abnormal cells grow out of control in the transformation zone (the area where squamous cells and glandular cells meet).
Cervical Cancer may be associated with the following symptoms:
The first step in finding out if you have cervical cancer, as doctors suggest, is through a pap smear test. During the test, the doctor gently scrapes the outside of the vagina and cervix to take samples of cells. The cells will then be taken to the laboratory for testing.
Pre-cancerous changes of the cervix are easily treated. All the can be easily completed in the clinic or as a day surgery.