Cervical cancer (cervical cancer) is a type of cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) oncogenic. Cervical cancer most often found among gynecologic cancer, and became the largest cause of death in women. Patients with cervical cancer are women of childbearing age who often have multiple sex partners, married in less than seventeen years of age and women who often give birth.
Symptoms of cervical cancer include:
1. Pain and bleeding during sex
2. Excessive vaginal discharge and abnormal.
3. Bleeding outside of the menstrual cycle.
4. Weight loss.
5. Back pain
6. Difficult urination
7. Enlarged kidneys
Various ways you can do to prevent cervical cancer are:
1. Skrinning program, which followed the pap smear test (standard examination method to detect cervical cancer) regularly once every year
2. Immediately contact a doctor if there are symptoms such as abnormal bleeding, especially after sexual activity.
3. Human papilloma virus vaccination in women aged ten to fifty years
Avoiding smoking habits. The study says that smoking can induce cancer cells through the nicotine through the blood. It is estimated nicotine toxic effect on epithelial cells, thus facilitating the entry of the virus mutagen.
Avoid the habit of washing the vagina with an antiseptic and deodorant, as it will cause irritation of the cervix.
4. Avoiding sex multiple partners
5. Avoiding getting married in less than seventeen years of age