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Iona Stoddart leads our West of Scotland team and she recently went on a cervical screening tour of the Western Isles. She’s shared the insights this unique part of the world gave her about access to cervical screening. 

Nicola was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2008 when she was 27. In May, she had a hysterectomy and all her pelvic lymph nodes removed. She then had chemotherapy and pelvic radiotherapy after regaining some strength, about 3 months later.

Today is World Cancer Day. This year, we’ve decided to talk about the importance of friendships, talking and support. 

How would you react if you were told you had HPV? Would you be afraid? Upset? Or simply a bit unsure of what it meant? 

Can cervical cancer be eliminated? Are we close? Or are we actually seeing increases in diagnoses?

If you’ve been diagnosed with cervical cancer, hearing that you have or have had a cancer that can be prevented can be difficult.

In June this year, the WI launched 5 Minutes that Matter - a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of

I was diagnosed with cervical cancer not long after Jo Maxwell passed away.

Originally published on iNews.

Sarah, one of our volunteers, took on her first overseas cycling challenge on the Women V Cancer cycle India ride. She’s shared her experience with us and some tips on what you can do if you’re thinking about taking on a challenge but aren’t sure...

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