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Is cancer an STD…..?

Asked by on June 15, 2014

My girlfriend told me that Cervical Cancer can be as STD.
I know that HPV is an STD but just because it can increase the risk of Cervical cancer doesn’t make cancer an STD. But she thinks differently. So who is right me saying cancer is not an STD, or her saying it is?

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kc910111977

March 1, 2021 at 6:57 am

Cervical cancer isn’t an STD.
Yes, you’re right – you can get HPV, which is an STD, that can lead to cervical cancer.

You’re right, she’s wrong.

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October 20, 2016 at 10:16 pm

Its the same thing Use condoms cuz men carry it and can give it to other people.

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jnwlsn1996  

December 27, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Cancer is a virus, not an STD.

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tmckay011961  

June 23, 2018 at 9:40 pm

No, cancer isn’t an STD.

STD stands for sexually transmitted disease. There’s only one cancer that is contagious and that is a cancer that affects tasmanian devils, not humans.

Cancer isn’t an STD because if you have sex with someone who has cancer, you cannot get it.

Certain STD’s can increase your chance of getting cervical cancer, including but not limited to HPV, Chlamydia.

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support1979  

November 26, 2018 at 10:11 pm

HPV is a STD it can turn into cervical cancer. so I suppose in a way, yes its an STD.

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kandeds1956  

January 2, 2019 at 1:17 am

Cervical cancer can be caused by HPV, which IS an STD. You can also get Cervical cancer and not have HPV. Thus, cancer is NOT an STD. There are 84 different kinds of HPV. There are even more kinds of cancer.

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