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
Cancer Council Victoria (AUS, 2024)
This page gives a clear explanation of the types of cervical cancer, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how to manage the side effects of treatment. Link at the bottom of the page link to the booklet, “Understanding cervical cancer” listed below.

Understanding cervical cancer
Cancer Council Australia (AUS, 2023)
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.
  (68-page PDF booklet)

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.

The faces of cervical cancer
Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (AUS)
A page where you can read and share stories of how cervical cancer has affected you or your loved ones.

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, 2022)
Clear explanation of the types of cervical cancer, risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis.

Last Updated: 2 April, 2024 2:45 pm