Is cervical cancer curable

Cervical cancer is often curable if it is detected and treated in its early stages. The five-year survival rate for women with cervical cancer that is caught at an early stage (localized) is 92%. However, if the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, the five-year survival rate drops to 57%.

It is important to note that cervical cancer is preventable through regular screening (such as pap smear) and HPV vaccination . Also, cervical cancer caused by HPV can be prevented by avoiding high-risk sexual behaviors and practicing safe sex.

Early detection and treatment is the key to cure cervical cancer, it is very important for women to attend regular check-ups and follow the screening recommendations.