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Posted on Apr 22, 2015 |

Cervical Cancer Quick Facts

Cervical Cancer Quick Facts

  • Regular Pap Smear Test decreases a woman’s chances of developing Cervical Cancer by 5 times.
  • Higher number of pregnancies increases risk.
  • Women who smoke are 2 times more at risk than non-smokers.
  • Usage of contraceptives is a factor of Cervical Cancer.
  • Cervical Cancer is caused by a common virus know as Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Regardless of age, all females risk exposure to the HPV virus as it can spread via skin contact and sexual intercourse.
  • Early sexual experience increases risk of Cervical Cancer