Using an intrauterine device may cut a woman's risk of cervical cancer by one-third by apparently promoting an immune response that kills human papillomavirus, according to a study in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Researcher Victoria Cortessis said an IUD could be helpful for women too old to benefit from the HPV vaccine.
Lower cervical cancer risks seen with IUD use, study says
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