New cervical cancer op trialled

A story on the BBC website says researchers in Germany predict that subtle changes to major surgery for cervical cancer could improve survival by as much as 20%.

NHS Choices reports on this story and follows up with an analysis and interpretation of the findings.

Abnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. Full medical glossary
Relating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine). Full medical glossary