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Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap)

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, and cigarette smoking.

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Content updated: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:43:37 MST