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What are the chances of me having abnormal cervical cells knowing that my mum had them a couple of years ago? It was actually very early cancer stage

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Cervix cancer

Is not heriditary.
It is transmitted by sexual encounters, and linked to the hpv virus.

In brief: Cervix cancer

Is not heriditary.
It is transmitted by sexual encounters, and linked to the hpv virus.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Cause of Cervical ca

Most cervical cancer is caused by a virus known as human papilloma virus(hpv).
There are many types of hpv, not all of them cause cervical cancer. Hpv is sexually transmitted (by having sexual contact with someone who has it). You can have hpv for years without it causing symptoms, cancer can occur many years after infection. Thus it's important to undergo regular pap screening test.

In brief: Cause of Cervical ca

Most cervical cancer is caused by a virus known as human papilloma virus(hpv).
There are many types of hpv, not all of them cause cervical cancer. Hpv is sexually transmitted (by having sexual contact with someone who has it). You can have hpv for years without it causing symptoms, cancer can occur many years after infection. Thus it's important to undergo regular pap screening test.
Dr. Manoj Reddy
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