what you need to know:
- How does Cervical cancer develop?
Research has found that Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women.
The desease develops in a woman’s cervix (the entrance to the uterus from the
It has been gathered that almost all cervical cancer cases (99%) are linked to infection with high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV), an extremely common virus transmitted through sexual contact.
Although most infections with HPV resolve spontaneously and cause no symptoms, persistent and repetitive infection can cause cervical cancer in women.