RISK FACTORS
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Risk factors for cervical cancer include:

Early sexual activity: Having sex at an early age increases your risk of HPV.
Many sexual partners: The greater your number of sexual partners — and the greater your
   partner's number of sexual partners — the greater your chance of acquiring HPV.
Other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Having other STIs — such as chlamydia, gonorrhoea,
   syphilis and HIV/AIDS — increases your risk of HPV.
A weak Immune System: You may be more likely to develop cervical cancer if your immune system is
   weakened by another health condition and you have HPV.
Smoking: Smoking is associated with squamous cell cervical cancer.