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Veronica Herrington Kinlea Hensel English IV October 8, 2013

Annotated Bibliography: Cervical Cancer Moghul N, Sobiya. Symptoms of cervical cancer. Indiatimes.com. the Times of India, 12 Feb. 2013. Web. 1 October 2013. Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly cancers in women. Cervical cancer sometimes doesnt show any symptoms until it reaches a more advanced stage although it may differ from woman to woman. This is known as the biggest difficulty in cervical cancer. These symptoms of cervical cancer are often mistaken of as PMS or Ovulation pains. The point of this article is to discuss each symptom of cervical cancer and what each one means. Discussing each symptom of cervical cancer and what each one means is exactly what I would tell someone if they asked me what this article was about. This articles information is useful to me because it gives all of the symptoms involved with cervical cancer and a brief summary of each. This article isnt very reliable to me because it doesnt give me much information involving the symptoms. This article fits well into my research because while doing my project I wanted to include the symptoms of the cancer and this article provides me with some information on each symptom. The article wasnt as helpful to me as I thought it would be but I still plan on using it in my research. Boardman H., Cecelia. Cervical Cancer. Medscape reference: Drugs, Diseases, and Procedures. 1 July 2013. Web. 1 October 2013. Human papillomavirus (HPV) has to be present for cervical cancer to occur. This infection occurs most in a high percentage of women who are sexually active. Recognition of the HPV infection in cervical cancer has led to the recommendation of adding the HPV infection testing to the screen testing in women between the ages of 30 and 65. The point of this article is to inform the reader of everything involving cervical cancer. If I was asked what this article was about, I would tell them its about the HPV infections, has statistics of women getting cervical cancer according to race, and the type of treatment you should receive according to the age of the woman. This source is very useful to me because it gives me some of the background of cervical cancer, information about the HPV infection, the Pap smear, and statistics as to what percentage of women survive cervical cancer. The article also gives the prognosis of each stage and the percent of the survival rate in each one. Only few are able to survive stage four of cervical cancer because less than 30% of women have survived.

This source was very helpful to me and provides a lot of information. It gives some information on cervical cancer; things that I didnt know including the statistics of survival and the background. This article is the most useful article that I have found so far. Stages of cervical cancer. Cancer.gov. National Cancer Institute, 10 May 2013. 02 October 2, 2013. There are four stages in cervical cancer. Five if you count Carcinoma in Situ (stage 0) in which abnormal cells are found in the innermost lining of the cervix. After cancer cells have been found and you are diagnosed with cervical cancer you may receive: the CAT scan, PET scan, an Ultrasound exam and even a Chest x-ray. These are all different treatments that a woman who is diagnosed with cervical cancer will receive. The point of this article is to learn the four (or five) different stages of cervical cancers and the treatments a woman receives. This article is useful to me because it tells about the stages of cervical cancer and goes through each divided stage. It also says the three ways that cancer can spread through the body. It also gets very specific when going over each stage and divided stage of cervical cancer. This article fits well in my research because it gives the stages of cervical cancer and also the types of treatment involved. The article was helpful to me because it helped me learn about the different types of treatment and also the stages. It also told me about everything that happens during cervical cancer as it goes through each stage and each divided stage.