The cervix is the the entrance to the uterus from the vagina. Cervical cancer is cancer that begins in the lining of the cervix. All cells go through a series of changes during cell division.
It is never too early to begin screening for cancer. Although, it is not very common to develop most cancers at an early age, you can never be too careful. There are a few different ways to get tested and screened for cancer. Checking for cancer (or for conditions that may lead to cancer) in people who have no symptoms is called screening and may be done in various ways.