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A very (very) long time ago, I had a close-to-cervical-cancer diagnosis. It was, of course, horrid. Some sort of pre-cancerous mass. My main memory of getting the diagnosis is that the medic who broke the news said: 

“It’s a sin.” 

Actually, they said it was a CIN -- a CIN3. A specific type of abnormality. But because cervical cancer had become intrinsically linked with sexual activity, because most are caused by the human papillomavirus, my addled brain heard “sin”.