Poonam Pandey Death: News is coming that Bollywood actress and model Poonam Pandey passed away due to uterine cancer. Poonam Pandey was only 32 years old and the news of her death came out on her official Instagram handle. While the industry is mourning Poonam Pandey’s death, her fans are also in mourning. According to Poonam Pandey’s manager, the actress was suffering from cervical cancer and that’s why she died. We tell you that cancer of the uterus is a cancer of women, also known as uterine cancer. Tell us all about it.
What is cervical cancer?
Cervical cancer develops in the cells of the lower part of a woman’s uterus. The incidence of cervical cancer is increasing rapidly all over the world, due to lack of knowledge and understanding about its prevention. We tell you that women over the age of 20 are advised to get vaccinated and have regular check-ups to prevent cervical cancer, but people don’t do it because of lack of information. Hence the incidence of cervical cancer is increasing rapidly in India as well as all over the world.
What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?
Health experts say that cervical cancer is caused by a certain type of HPV and sexually transmitted infections. HPV is actually a group of human papillomaviruses where more than 14 viruses can cause different types of cancer. Two types of this virus group can be said to be responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancer. However, the symptoms of cervical cancer are usually not very obvious so it is difficult to detect it early. Symptoms include abnormal vaginal bleeding, abnormal vaginal discharge, weight loss, persistent lower back pain, and difficulty passing stool. Women usually do not pay attention to these symptoms and it becomes a life-threatening form of cancer.
Cervical cancer causes so many deaths every year.
According to the WHO, there were an estimated 64,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths in 2020. Let us tell you that cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. According to ICMR data, the incidence of cervical cancer in India has increased rapidly and every 8 minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer.
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