Early detection eases treatment for cervical cancer

COMMENTARY /// Cancer awareness

It is important to be aware of cervical cancer and how it may affect a woman’s health.
All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it generally occurs most often in women over 30.
Long-lasting infection with certain types of human papillomavirus is the main cause of cervical cancer.
HPV is a common virus that is passed from one person to another during sexual activity. Cervical cancer may not cause signs and symptoms in its earliest stages.
Advanced cervical cancer may cause bleeding or disch...

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