Causes and risk factors

We don't know exactly what causes cervical cancer. But there are things that can increase your risk. Find out what to look out for and the changes you could make to reduce your risk.

  • Potential causes of cancer

    Find out about what can increase your risk of getting cancer, what to look out for and the changes you could make to reduce your risk.

  • Pre-cancerous conditions

    Pre-cancerous conditions are diseases or syndromes that might develop into a cancer, so it’s important to monitor your health.

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How cervical cancer is diagnosed

You may be diagnosed with cervical cancer after cervical screening or other tests and investigations which your doctor has arranged for you.