Erin Andrews has revealed that she was diagnosed with cervical cancer and underwent surgery to successfully remove all traces of the disease.
According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, Andrews, 38, is one of the nearly 13,000 women in the United States that are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year — however, the cancer is usually preventable and treatable.
Dr. Lynda Roman, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Keck School of Medicine of USC, is sharing everything you need to know about cervical cancer.
1What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?
The most common symptoms of cervical cancer are abnormal vaginal bleeding — particularly bleeding after intercourse — and abnormal spotting or discharge, particularly if it’s bloody.