Cervical Cancer: Treatments
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Treatments for Cervical Cancer
There are different types of for patients with .
Different types of are available for patients with . Some are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in . A treatment is a research study meant to help improve current treatments or obtain information on new treatments for patients with cancer. When clinical trials show that a new treatment is better than the standard treatment, the new treatment may become the standard treatment. Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not started treatment.
Three types of standard are used:
Surgery (removing the in an operation) is sometimes used to treat . The following surgical procedures may be used:: A procedure to remove a cone-shaped piece of from the and cervical canal. A pathologist views the under a microscope to look for . may be used to diagnose or treat a cervical condition. This procedure is also called a …