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1. CERVICAL CANCER CONFERENCE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10

It is important to emphasize the importance of holding such conferences within the field of university students because the content theyprovide, and its thematic focus to the world social situation is becoming more important to the continued improvement of the quality of life of each student and their relatives.

SALIENT POINTS RAISED ATTHE CONFERENCE

- Cervical cancer is a disease in which cells form malignant (cancer) in the tissues of the cervix.

Cervical cancer usually develops slowly over time. Before cancer appears inthe cervix, the cells of the cervix go through changes known as dysplasia by starting to appear in the cervical tissue cells that are not normal. Then, cancer cells start to grow and spread more deeplyinto the cervix and surrounding areas.

- Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is the major risk factor for cervical cancer.

 
 
[pic]Cervical infection by human papilloma virus (HPV) isthe most common cause of cervical cancer. However, not all women with HPV will develop cancer of the cervix. Women generally do not undergo a Pap test to detect HPV or abnormal cells in the cervix areat increased risk for cervical cancer.

Other possible risk factors include:

• Giving birth to many children.
• Having many sexual partners.
• Maintain first intercourse at an early age.
•Smoking cigarettes.
• Use oral contraceptives ("the pill").
• have weakened immune systems.

- Usually not noticeable signs of early cervical cancer, but can be detected early with annual reviews.Cervical cancer may not cause noticeable signs or symptoms. Women must undergo annual exams, including a Pap smear to detect abnormal cells in the cervix. The prognosis (chance of recovery) is betterwhen the cancer is found early.

- Entre los signos posibles de cáncer de cuello uterino se incluyen sangrado vaginal y dolor pélvico.
These and other symptoms may be caused by cervical cancer....
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