One of the deadliest types of gynecological cancer, cervical cancer, actually has a high rate of successful treatment if detected early. Cervical cancer is usually caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is highly contagious.
HPV is §£Xu.ly transmitted and comes in over 100 types, some of which can lead to cervical cancer development. If your immune system is strong, a HPV can disappear on its own; otherwise, it may trigger abnormal cell growth resulting in cervical malignancy.
7 SIGNS OF CERVICAL CANCER
Although cervical cancer does not produce obvious symptoms like breast cancer, it can still be detected early if you know what signs to look for.
In case you have any of the symptoms, visit a gynecologist instantly:
- Unusual discharge
Unusual discharge is a common symptom of this type of cancer because once the cancer starts growing inside the cervix, the cells of the uterine lining start secreting watery discharge.