Diagnosis and Treatment
When a woman is diagnosed with cervical cancer it can be an uncertain time. Partners of women affected by cervical cancer have told us that having information about what the women in their lives would be going through was very useful. The links below will take you to more information on types of treatment and side effects related to cervical cancer and its treatment.
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You may find the following sections useful to help you understand more about cervical cancer, how it is caused and how it is staged when diagnosed:
Types of Treatment Offered
The following links will provide you with information on the different treatment types that are given to women with cervical cancer. They will help you understand more about the treatment that your partner has been offered:
Life after diagnosis
Life after cancer can feel different, both for the woman affected, as well as her partner. Your partner may be facing short- as well as long-term side effects of treatment. The following links provide more details on the issues your partner may be facing after treatment has finished:
- Fear of recurrence
- Moving forward from a cancer diagnosis
- Long term side effects
- Early menopause and hormone replacement therapy
- Emotional damage
- Changes to the vagina and impact on sex
You can find general information in our cervical cancer section.
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In addition, you may find our online forum a useful resource, where you can find a wealth of personal information and shared experiences. We have a forum section especially for partners, which is private and requires separate registration in order to access it. More details can be found on the forum.
"Diagnosis and Treatment." Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. N.p., 19 Aug. 2013. Web. 02 Mar. 2015.