Cervical Cancer at a Glance
- A type of cancer that occurs in the cervix.
- Caused by some strains of a common sexually transmitted infection, human papilloma virus (HPV).
- Can be prevented by early detection and treatment.
Cervical cancer is a serious concern. Whether you may have cervical cancer, or are a concerned friend, family member, or partner, you may have many questions. Here are the answers to questions people commonly ask about cervical cancer.