Cervical cancer is the 10th most common cancer in women in Singapore.
Studies show that almost all cases of cervical cancer are associated with human papillomavirus infection.
Human papillomavirus infection
is an infection by human papillomavirus(HPV
HPV infection can cause genital warts
and precancerous lesions.
60% and 90% of all cancers of the cervix, vulva, vagina, penis, anus and throat are linked to HPV infection.
There are cervical cancer vaccinations available in Singapore.
Cervical cancer vaccination is Medisave claimable
for females 26 years old and younger, so make your appointment for vaccination today.