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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.
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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