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Cervical Cancer - Causes and Prevention

Written by
Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Nov 05, 2013 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018   -  1 min read

Abstract

Abstract

Estimates suggest that by 2025 more than 365 women will die due to cervical cancer everyday. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV (Human Papilloma Virus ) and mainly affects young women.

Cervical Cancer - Causes and Prevention

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What Causes Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is caused by HPV (Human Papilloma Virus ) and mainly affects young women. Surprisingly HPV is not only transmitted through sexual exposure but also via fomites like:

HPV can also cause Head and Neck cancer.

Tests to Identify Cancerous Changes :

Vaccination As a Prevention Method?

How to Administer Vaccination?

Important Note : THIS VACCINE SHOULD NOT BE GIVEN DURING PREGNANCY.

Last reviewed at:
07 Sep 2018  -  1 min read

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