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Cervical Cancer. By:Marisela Esparza. Cervical Cancer is cancer in the cervix (the lower part of the cervix that connects to the vagina.) . Causes: Abnormal Change in tissue. Human Papillomavirus There are 80 types of HPV Transmitted Sexually Cause 90% of Cervical Cancer

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Cervical Cancer

By:Marisela Esparza


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Cervical Cancer is cancer in the cervix (the lower part of the cervix that connects to the vagina.)


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Causes: the cervix that connects to the vagina.) Abnormal Change in tissue

  • Human Papillomavirus

  • There are 80 types of HPV

  • Transmitted Sexually

  • Cause 90% of Cervical Cancer

  • Cause Genital Warts


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Symptoms the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • Unusual Vaginal Discharge

  • Bleeding or “spotting” outside of menstruation

  • Pain or vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse

  • Post- menopausal bleeding

  • Pain during urination

  • Pelvic Pain


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Risk Factors the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • Unprotected Sex

  • Multiple Sex partners

  • Using Oral Contraceptives

  • Immunosuppression

  • Smoking

  • Chlamydia


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Treatment the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • Radiation

  • Surgery

  • Chemotherapy

  • New drugs still on clinical trials


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Prevention the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • Vaccines (Gradasil, Cervarix)

  • Protected Sex

  • Regular Pap Tests


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Demographics the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • 400,000 new cases diagnosed per year and growing

  • Highest prevalence rates are among women ages 20-35

  • Worldwide 5th most common cancer in women


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Works Cited the cervix that connects to the vagina.)

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer # 2

  • Gale cengage Learning

    http://findgalegroup.com/ips/retrieve.do?cententSet=IAC-documents

    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

    http://fhcrc.org/reseach/disease/cervical_cancer/iindex.html

    Cervical Cancer: information at gargasil.com


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