What is cervical cancer?


Cervical cancer occurs when the cell of cervix become abnormal and grow out of control. Cervical cancer usually a slow-growing cancer that is not easy to be identified but can be found via regular Pap tests. The cervix is the neck of the womb (uterus). It connects the body of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). Cervical cancer can be spread to other parts of the body.

cervical cancer, cervical cancer stage

Cervical cancer start from the surface of cervix. If it’s not treated, cervical cancer will invades more deeply into the cervix. There will have no symptom at the early stage of infection, but later she may have pelvic pain or bleeding from vagina. Regardless of age or lifestyle, every women is at risk of cervical cancer.

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  1. What is Pap smear (or known as Pap Test)? - Herbals Corner Says:

    […] and sent for test. Pap smear is a quick, simple and reliable test. It helps to lower the chances of cervical cancer. Since HPV is difficult to be spotted because it may remain dormant in the cervical cells for […]

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