Basic Information About Cervical Cancer
When cancer starts in the cervix, it is called cervical cancer. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus. Also known as the womb, the uterus is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The cervix connects the upper part of the uterus to the vagina (the birth canal). All women are at risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over age 30.
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