Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the cervix. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus grows). The cervix leads from the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). Cervical cancer usually develops slowly over time. Before cancer appears in the cervix, the cells of the cervix go through changes known as dysplasia, in which cells that are not normal begin to appear in the cervical tissue. Later, ...
Human papillomavirus. A virus that causes abnormal tissue growth (warts). Some types of HPV are associated with cervical and other types of cancer.
Cervical Cancer as related to Hpv
- HPV | HPV and Cancer | Human Papillomavirus | CDC
Several types of cancer are associated with HPV, including cervical, anal, penile and oropharyngeal cancer.
- HPV and Cervical Cancer - WebMD - Better information ...
Understand how to prevent and diagnose the HPV virus, which causes virtually all cases of cervical cancer in the U.S.
- HPV and Cancer - National Cancer Institute
A fact sheet about the link between human papillomaviruses (HPV) infection and cancer.
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Cervical cancer causes (human papillomavirus infection), symptoms (abnormal vaginal discharge and pain), diagnosis (Pap test), treatment, and prevention.
- Cervical Cancer - National Cancer Institute
Information about cervical cancer treatment, prevention, causes, screening, clinical trials, research, and statistics from the National Cancer Institute.
- HPV infection: How does it cause cervical cancer? - …
Cervical cancer is most often caused by a genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
- HPV and Cervical Cancer - Information on HPV Virus, HPV …
Learn the facts about HPV and the risk of cervical cancer. The HPV test along with the Pap smear test increases early detection of the HPV virus. Early intervention ...