Cervix cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of cervix i.e  the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. various strains of the human papillomavirus HPV, a sexually transmitted infection , play a role in causing most cervical cancer.
The cervix is the lower part of the uterus, the place where a baby grows during pregnancy. Cervical cancer is caused by a virus called HPV. The virus spreads through sexual contact. Most women's bodies are able to fight HPV infection. But sometimes the virus leads to cancer. You're at higher risk if you smoke, have had many children, use birth control pills for a long time, or have HIV infection.