CERVICAL CANCER POLICY:
4 – TIMELY TREATMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE FOR INVASIVE CERVICAL CANCER
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: ALL WOMEN WITH BIOPSY- DIAGNOSED CERVICAL CANCER MUST UNDERGO STAGING WITHIN A MAXIMUM SIX WEEKS SO THE BEST POSSIBLE TREATMENT PLAN CAN BE FORMULATED.
Depending on the type and stage of your cancer, you may need more than one type of treatment. For the earliest stages of cervical cancer, either surgery or radiation combined with chemo may be used. For later stages, radiation combined with chemo is usually the main treatment. – American Cancer Society 1