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Is cervical cancer a common version of gynecologic cancer?

Cervical cancer is a very common form of gynecologic cancer. About 8 in 100,000 American women develop cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer can be easily detected and diagnosed during a routine pelvic exam.

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