What is cervical cancer?   The cervix is the lower part of the uterus. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the cervix. It is the 4th common cancer type that affects women around the world.

How does it occur?  To prevent cervical cancer, you must first know how it occurs. The human papillomavirus is responsible for causing an infection that can lead to abnormal cells that become cancerous.

Can we prevent it?  Yes, like most diseases, this one’s preventable too. The best ways include:   - Practicing safe intercourse   - Vaccination   - Screening to effective treatment

How effective are these methods?  The effectiveness of these methods lies in the success of preventing this cancer. As per CDC, nearly 90% of cervical cancers are preventable with their help.

Is there any other way? Other ways of preventing the cancer includes:   - Frequent screening   - Treatment of pre-cancer lesions  - Early detection with the help of experts