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Cervical cancer

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

'On the spot' smear tests are being suggested as a way to help improve the number of women having cervical smear tests.

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Cervical cancer

What is cervical cancer?

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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