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Let’s talk about…accessing smear tests when you have a physical disability

Categories: cervical screening | let's talk

Smear tests can be difficult for a variety of reasons, but some women can face additional barriers to getting tested. This includes women with a range of physical disabilities such as muscular dystrophy or multiple sclerosis.

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"Not many of us relish the prospect of having our smear test" MP Paula Sherriff talks smear tests

Categories: cervical screening

Let’s be honest ladies, not many of us relish the prospect of having our smear test, it’s one of those burdensome things that comes with

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Looking after your mental health after your cancer treatment finishes

Categories: cervical cancer

What a rollercoaster of emotions it’s been so far. You were given your cervical cancer diagnosis, attended numerous scans and consultations before finally being given treatment. Once treatment finishes, people sometimes assume that they will just ‘move on’ with their lives.

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Cervical screening failure

Categories: cervical screening

Kate Sanger, Head of Communications and Public Affairs at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, wrote this blog for The Eve Appeal about the recent cervical screening failure news.

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London to Paris cycle: It went from “I can’t do this” to “I can’t believe WE did this”

Categories: Fundraising

Last month, our Fundraising Officer Sophie took on the epic challenge of cycling from London to Paris over three days with 150 other amazing women, all who were taking to their bikes in the name of fundraising. Here she shares her experience. 

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Early Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Categories: cervical cancer

Jessica was prescribed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in October 2017. We spoke to Jessica and Debby Holloway, a Gynaecology nurse consultant from Guys and St Thomas’ hospital, about early onset menopause caused by cervical cancer treatment, and the potential benefits of going on HRT.

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We need to normalise HPV

Categories: cervical cancer | HPV

Laura, was diagnosed with Stage 1a1 cervical cancer in 2016 aged 29. She shares her experience of being told she had high-risk HPV.

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Delays in smear test results: Why and what to do if you're affected

Categories: cervical screening

The cervical screening (smear test) programme is changing.

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Let’s talk about… smear tests and FGM

Categories: cervical screening | let's talk

Please be aware that this blog contains content that may be distressing to read.

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LLETZ? What to expect afterwards

Categories: cervical abnormalities | lletz

Around 220,000 women a year are diagnosed with a cervical abnormality.

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