What are complications of cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer can lead to complications that could be emotionally upsetting. Because some levels of cervical cancer will need to be treated with a hysterectomy, some women may find that they no longer have the option of having children. There are some surgeries or procedures that can allow for some of the uterus to be saved, but miscarriage or early birth could happen more often with pregnancy after the surgery. Radiation after surgery could harm the ovaries, so eggs could be harvested for future pregnancies. Damage to the ovaries or complete removal will start menopause, no matter how old a woman is.

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