Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Girls who have sex in their teens are at greater risk of developing cervical cancer, being popular

Women double the risk of developing cervical cancer if they have sex at an early age, warn researchers.
A study shows they are at greater risk from the disease by becoming sexually active at a young age, prompting campaigners to repeat calls for the screening age limit to be lowered.
In England, women do not qualify for NHS screening until they reach 25, perhaps ten years after they may have contracted HPV, the sexually transmitted virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer. Check out the rest of the story by clicking on the pic.

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