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Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer means that cells in your cervix are growing abnormally and out of control. The cancer cells can spread to other parts of your body.

The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRoss Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedOctober 9, 2012

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Last Updated: October 09, 2012
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