(Abstracted from J Natl Cancer Inst 2019; doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy225)
Ninety-nine percent of cervical cancers cases are caused by infections with a human papillomavirus (HPV). This cancer can be prevented in most women by cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination.
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