Cervical cancer is mostly caused by the human papillomavirus, or HPV. An HPV vaccine may reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Symptoms include painful sex, vaginal bleeding, and discharge.
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'On the spot' smear tests are being suggested as a way to help improve the number of women having cervical smear tests.
Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix - the entrance to the womb from the vagina.
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