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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer occurs when cancer cells start growing in the tissues of the cervix. It usually grows slowly and may not cause symptoms. And it's almost always caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.

The cervix is part of the female reproductive system. It's the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer occurs when cancer cells start growing in the tissues of the cervix. It usually grows slowly and may not cause symptoms. And it's almost always caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.

The cervix is part of the female reproductive system. It's the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated, disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. Learn how we develop our content.