Cervical Cancer Facts

5 Must Know Facts About The Silent Killer Disease, Cervical Cancer

As the world celebrates Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, here are some facts to know about the killer disease. Cancer of the cervix is a very common kind of cancer in women that occurs when cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the cervix—the opening of the uterus (womb). The cervix connects the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). Cancer …

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9 Factors That May Increase Your Chances Of Getting Cervical Cancer

Cancer is the result of the uncontrolled division and growth of abnormal cells. Most of the cells in our body have a set lifespan, and, when they die, the body generates new cells to replace them. Anything that increases your risk of getting a disease is called a risk factor. Different cancers have different risk factors. A risk factor is …

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Every Woman Should Know These 7 Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer

  January every year is marked as the Cervical health awareness month. Cervical Health Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer.   Cervical cancer is the most common gynecological cancer and a leading cause of cancer death in women in Nigeria. In Nigeria, cervical cancer kills one woman every hour and over 9000 women every …

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