Lupus and Cervical Cancer: What Links Them?

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Being an autoimmune disease – which basically means that your body fights against itself – lupus can be a very serious condition and can be related to other health problems such as scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, and even pulmonary hypertension.  Since lupus can affect any organ of your body, it can lead to some of them to fail.

Want to learn more about lupus and what this condition is? Find more about it here.

In this video, shared by Eular Press Office, watch an exclusive interview with Dr. Johan Askling where he discusses his study, presented at Eular congress, where he explores the relationship between lupus and cervical cancer. The study itself suggests that lupus is, in fact, a risk factor for cervical cancer. Dr. Johan also recommends women with lupus get regularly screened for cervical cancer.

Learn more on how lupus attacks your immune system.

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