What does it mean to have a risk factor for cervical cancer?
AYou will definitely get cervical cancer
BYou have a high chance of getting cervical cancer
CYour chances of getting cancer are higher than those of women without risk factors
Question 2 of 10
True or false: The biggest risk factor for cervical cancer is human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
Question 3 of 10
Women who had their children before which age are more likely to develop cervical cancer later in life?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Although smoking is a risk factor for many cancers, it is not a risk factor for cervical cancer.
Question 5 of 10
The immune system plays a role in fighting cancers. Which of the following groups of people have a higher risk of developing cervical cancer?
AThose with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
BPeople with autoimmune diseases who take immunosuppressant medications
CPeople who have had an organ transplant
DAll of the above
Question 6 of 10
Giving birth to children can sometimes raise your risk level for cervical cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, having given birth to how many children may increase your risk?
DThree or more
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Having had chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), may increase your risk for developing cervical cancer.
Question 8 of 10
In what ways can using birth control affect your risk of cervical cancer?
AUsing an intrauterine device (IUD) can decrease your risk
BUsing oral contraceptive (birth control pills) can increase your risk
CBoth of the above
Question 9 of 10
True or false: What you eat — and how much you eat — may affect your chances of developing cervical cancer.
Question 10 of 10
True or false: Family history does not play a role in your risk for cervical cancer.