About cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix – the tissue at the lower end of the uterus, where the uterus joins the vagina. Not all cervical cancers are the same.

Find out more about the different types of cervical cancer, as well as some of the risk factors and symptoms in the resources below:

Cervical cancer
Deborah Neesham/Counterpart (AUS, 2020)
Gynaecological Oncologist Dr Deborah Neesham explains the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer, including emerging trends and developments.

Faces of cervical cancer: Information and support for those living with cervical health issues
Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (AUS, 2020)
This booklet provides simple explanations of cervical abnormalities, including cervical cancer and treatment. A number of personal stories are included throughout the text.
 (PDF booklet)

Cervical cancer
Cancer Council Victoria (AUS)
This page gives an excellent explanation of the types of cervical cancer, how they develop, as well as an explanation of the health professionals you might meet during diagnosis and treatment. Links to further information on diagnosis, treatment and side effects. Buttons at the bottom of the page link to the booklet, “Understanding cervical cancer” listed below.

Understanding cervical cancer
Cancer Council Australia (AUS, 2021)
This booklet provides clearly-written, but quite detailed information on cervical cancer diagnosis, treatment, side effects, recovery and where to find further information or support. Includes a list of questions you might wish to ask your doctor.
  (72-page PDF booklet)

Cervical cancer
Cancer Australia (AUS)
Use the tabs at the top of the page to find information on cervical cancer, including treatment and support.

Cervical cancer
Rare Cancers Australia (AUS, 2020)
Clear explanation of the types of cervical cancer, risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis.

Last Updated: 8 March, 2022 12:43 pm