Cervical cancer prevention week part 4

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of HPV? Many of which are harmless. But some types can cause abnormal changes to the cells of the cervix, which can eventually lead to cervical cancer.

Two strains, HPV 16 and HPV 18, are known to be responsible for most cases of cervical cancer.

They do not have any symptoms, so women will not realise they have it.

#SmearForSmear #awareness #gynaecology #cervicalcancer #cervicalcancerpreventionweek

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