What is Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer occurs in the cervix. HPV is a common cause of cervical cancer. Symptoms include heavy vaginal bleeding, bone fractures, weight loss, appetite loss, fatigue, back pain, and painful sexual intercourse.

Cervical cancer can be treated with radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery to remove cancerous tissue. Medications in the topoisomerase inhibitors drug class are commonly used to interfere with cancer cell growth.

Savings Tips for Cervical Cancer

  • Updated Gardasil Vaccine Now Approved

    December 26, 2014

    The Gardasil vaccine is intended to give protection against diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus or HPV. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new form of the vaccine, Gardasil 9. This new form of Gardasil protects against 9 strains of the HPV virus where the current formulation only protects against 4 strains.

    What is HPV?

    HPV or human papillomavirus is a virus that is transmitted from sexual contact with someone who has the virus. See More

  • High Costs Are Threatening Cancer Care

    September 23, 2014

    Many folks with cancer in the United States have a chemotherapy option their insurance won’t pay for, or a copayment they can’t afford. The American Society of Clinical Oncology released a report in 2014 outlining the threat of the high cost of treatment to cancer care in America.

    What’s going on here?

    • Cancer drugs are expensive, and Medicare reimbursement levels for them are lower.
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Popular Cervical Cancer Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
PARP Inhibitors 3,010 See Prices
Topoisomerase Inhibitors 584 See Prices
Glycopeptide Antibiotics N/A See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Cervical Cancer Drug Classes

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