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Cervical Cancer Risk Factors
The human papillomavirus (HPV) viruses that cause cervical cancer are spread through vaginal or anal sex with an infected partner. In other words, HPV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). More »
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www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer/causes-risks-prevention/risk-factors.html

Dec 5, 2016 ... Smoking is a risk factor for many cancers. ... Several risk factors increase your chance of developing cervical cancer. .... caused by an inherited condition that makes some women less able to fight off HPV infection than others.

www.jostrust.org.uk/about-cervical-cancer

Cervical cancer is not thought to be hereditary. In 99.7% of cases, cervical cancers are caused by persistent infections with a virus called high-risk human ...

genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask359

May 13, 2010 ... A curious adult from California May 13, 2010 The short answer is usually not. Most cervical cancers happen because of a virus. So it isn't your ...

www.oncolink.org/frequently-asked-questions/cancers/gynecologic/cervical-cancer/is-cervical-cancer-hereditary

Dec 8, 2002 ... My mother recently died from cervical cancer. I'm I at a higher risk of having cervical cancer because she had it? Can it be inherited?

hccpjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1897-4287-2-2-99

Daughters and sisters of women with cervical cancer have been reported to have a relative risk of 1.5-2.3 to develop this type of cancer. From a practical clinical ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-cancer/symptoms-causes/dxc-20210892

Jun 30, 2016 ... Cervical cancer — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer treatments, including minimally ...

www.cancercenter.com/cervical-cancer/risk-factors

However, not all women with an HPV infection will develop cervical cancer. ... Family history: Women with a sister or mother who had cervical cancer are two to ... Researchers have identified some inherited gene mutations that are known to  ...

theoncologist.alphamedpress.org/content/3/5/319.full

The most noteworthy hereditary gynecologic cancer syndromes include ... Cervical cancer remains the most common female genital malignancy in the ...

www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/risk_factors.htm

May 6, 2014 ... Almost all cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus that can be passed from one person to another during ...