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How many women suffer from cervical cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Nearly a quarter of a million women in the United States are estimated to have been diagnosed with, treated for, or even cured of cervical cancer. Invasive cervical cancer may be seen in over 11,000 new women per year and 4,000 of may die each year from the cancer. The good news is that the death rate is dropping by 4 percent every year, due to more early screening tests in women.

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