Jan 14, 2015 1:00 PM

Author: Office of Public Affairs

Cervical cancer in its early stages—when it’s most curable—usually has no symptoms. Once symptoms appear, the cancer has likely progressed.

Your best defense? Know your risk factors and get regular Pap and humanpapilloma virus (HPV) tests.

Here’s how to assess your risk for cervical cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.

Here to Help

Have you or a loved one recently received a diagnosis of cervical cancer? Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah provides a range of treatment options. The G. Mitchell Morris Cancer Learning Center offers free information on all types of cancer and support for those affected.

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