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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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Source: healthline.com

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 ... Having said all of this, I don't want to imply that there aren't any cases where cervical cancer isn't inherited. It does happen occasionally.

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

Infection of the cervix with human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common cause ... However, not all women with an HPV infection will develop cervical cancer. ... Researchers have identified some inherited gene mutations that are known to ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10446440

Sep 9, 1999 ... The Swedish Family-Cancer Database was used to analyze familial relationships in mothers and daughters in invasive and in situ cervical ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3597058

IL-1β, encoded by the IL-1B gene, is a potent pro-inflammatory cytokine and an ... Published studies on immune response genes and risk of cervical cancer ...