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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

Overview

Cervical cancer is the third most common type of cancer in women. Approximately 2% to 3% of all women over age 40 years will develop some form of cervical cancer.

Review Date 1/21/2020

Updated by: Howard Goodman, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.