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World Cancer Day
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World Cancer Day

“World Cancer Day is a day to collectively raise our voices and push for greater awareness, actively implement what we know in the areas of prevention, early detection, treatment and care and to push governments to invest in cancer control. It is a day of action and reflection, and I urge you all to get...

Cervical cancer
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Cervical cancer

The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb). Cervical cancer occurs when the cells of the cervix start to grow abnormally and in advanced stages, spread to the rest of the reproductive system and other parts of the body. Cervical cancer is strongly linked to infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which...