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Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer Death

Risk Factors

Any woman who is sexually active is at risk for developing cervical cancer. Other risk factors include having sexual relations at an early age, having multiple sex partners or a partner with many other partners, having a weakened immune system, not getting the HPV vaccine, family history, young age at first full-term pregnancy, multiple full-term pregnancies, diet, and cigarette smoking.

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