Advanced cervical cancer

Advanced cervical cancer means that a cancer that began in the cervix (the neck of the womb) has spread to another part of the body. Or the cancer has come back after treatment.

About advanced cervical cancer

Advanced cervical cancer means the cancer has spread from the cervix to another area of the body.

Symptoms of advanced cancer

The most common places for cervical cancer to spread is the lymph nodes, liver, lungs and bones. Symptoms can include tiredness, pain and vomiting.

Treatment for advanced cancer

Find out about the different treatments for advanced cervical cancer, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted drugs and surgery.

Coping with advanced cancer

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced cervical cancer.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to advanced cervical cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Last reviewed: 
22 Apr 2020
Next review due: 
22 Apr 2023
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