Cervical Cancer

Risk Factors

What are the risk factors involved in Cervical cancer?

Risk factors concerning the growth of cancer in the cervix are due to multiple reasons. According to a recent study, cancer hospitals have identified proper risk factors based on studying women affected by Cervical Cancer. In most cases, Cervical Cancer is caused by HPV, a common virus that can be passed from one person to another during sexual intercourse. There are types of HPV which can either cause changes in a woman’s cervix or cause genital and skin warts. Other factors that can increase the risk of Cervical Cancer are listed below: Diagnosed with HIV or another condition that makes the immunity of the body weaker Aggressive smoking Consumption of birth control pills for a longer period of time Having several sexual partners.