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An infection of the human papilloma virus, or HPV, represents the most prevalent risk factor associated with cervical cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Other risk factors include smoking, having HIV, birt... More »

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Symptoms of cervical cancer include blood-tinged vaginal discharge, painful intercourse, back discomfort and pelvic pain, explains Healthline. However, symptoms are not usually apparent until after the cancer has spread,... More »

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Risk factors of stomach cancer include stomach polyps, smoking, pernicious anemia, chronic stomach inflammation and a Helicobacter pylori infection, explains Mayo Clinic. Having a diet high in salty foods or low in fruit... More »

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Following an abnormal cervical cancer screening test, most doctors recommend a colposcopy exam with a biopsy or an endocervical scraping, according to the American Cancer Society. These tests determine if cancerous or pr... More »

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Symptoms of cervical cancer include blood-tinged vaginal discharge, painful intercourse, back discomfort and pelvic pain, explains Healthline. However, symptoms are not usually apparent until after the cancer has spread,... More »

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Doctors may use several treatment methods for cervical cancer including surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The choice of treatment depends on the sta... More »

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