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