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Cervical Cancer

21 March 2011

2 in 3 SA women at risk for cervical cancer

Over two-thirds of South African women risk developing cervical cancer, in light of a worrying local increase in Human Pappiloma Virus (HPV)-related diseases.

Over two-thirds of South African women risk developing cervical cancer, in light of a worrying local increase in Human Pappiloma Virus (HPV)-related diseases, the University of the Witwatersrand said recently.

Cervical cancer kills 3,000 SA women every year

 

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