The American Cancer Society's estimates for cervical cancer in the United States are for 2014: About 12,360 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed. About 4,020 women will die from cervical cancer.
Some researchers estimate that non-invasive cervical cancer (carcinoma) occurs about 4 times more often than invasive cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Then, between 1955 and 1992, the cervical cancer death rate declined by almost 70%. The main reason for this change was the increased use of the Pap test. This screening procedure can f