A hysterectomy, or womb removal, is a standard treatment for women with cervical cancer, but some women may have long-term side effects. In Sheffield, Professor John Tidy is leading a trial comparing two different types of surgery to treat women with early-stage cervical cancer. This trial is testing whether women can recover from their cancer just as well if they have less extensive surgery, with fewer short- and long-term side effects.
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