THE BEST-KNOWN RISK FACTORS FOR CERVICAL CANCER ARE:
- Smoking or inhaling second-hand smoke
- Having multiple sexual partners
- Having unprotected sex
- Having low immunity
As the article mentioned earlier, an HPV infection is the root cause of cervical cancer, so being able to read the warning signs and symptoms of HPV is critical for this cancer. Having regular Pap smear tests once or twice a year also increases your chances of early detection.
Don’t skip the visits to your gynecologist! They may save your life!