Do nuns get cancer?
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Correspondingly, can a nun get cervical cancer?
Cervical cancer tends to affect women of African ancestry more often than Caucasian women. Women of certain religions (for example, Catholic nuns and Amish and Mormon women) also tend to have lower rates of cervical cancer. This is likely due to having fewer sexual partners, which can lower their exposure to HPV.
Likewise, do virgins get breast cancer? A suggestion is that there is a link to the hypothesis that intrauterine exposure to steroid hormones may play a role in the development of breast cancer, as well as influencing handedness. Virgins are more likely to get it because they don't have children. Breast cancer is closely linked to oestrogen levels.
Besides, do nuns get ovarian cancer?
Well, we do know that nuns have a slightly increased risk of ovarian cancer, compared to women in the general population. Two, there's an increase in ovarian cancer in women who are infertile.
Is HPV a STD?
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes). There are many different types of HPV. Some types can cause health problems including genital warts and cancers.