Cervical Cancer

Do you know how to protect yourself from cervical cancer? Find out how.
What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer
Basic Information
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Rates of cervical cancer have gone down in the United States. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Low-Cost Screening
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CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings. Find out if you qualify.

Ana’s Story: Cervical Cancer

Ana R. overcame cervical cancer. Watch her inspiring story.

Featured Resources
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CDC’s Inside Knowledge campaign raises awareness about cervical and other gynecologic cancers.


“I want everyone to know how important screenings are, and that cervical cancer is preventable,” says Jasmine.

Face Your Health: A Learning Session for Women

Face Your Health is an educational outreach program to encourage African American women to get screened for cervical cancer.

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.