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What is HPV self-sampling?

Categories: cervical screening | Chief Executive blog

You might have seen recently in the news that there is going to be a pilot scheme in London looking at the best way to offer self-sampling to women as part of the cervical screening programme. We know that lots of people have questions about self-sampling and about this pilot, so hopefully the...

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The HPV vaccine could have prevented my cervical cancer

Categories: HPV | hpv vaccine

"After the story came out, which showed that the rate of cervical abnormalities in young women in Scotland has gone down by 90%, I talked about it to every single patient who came into my practice. I wanted to shout about it from the rooftops!"

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"Jade Goody saved my life"

Categories: cervical screening

Hayley Prince is a focused care practitioner in the NHS from Stockport. She was 32 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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Jade Goody's legacy, 10 years on

Categories: cervical screening

The ‘Jade Goody effect’ undoubtedly increased the understanding of cervical cancer and screening but, ten years on, it’s clear we still have a long way to go. 

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We’re sharing a couple of fundraising love stories…

Categories: cervical cancer | Fundraising

Today is Valentine’s Day where we show how much we love our significant others or friends. We aim to support everyone who is affected by cervical cancer, including the important people in their lives. We’ve been lucky enough to speak to a couple of men who have been through what may be the most...

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Let’s talk about… smear tests for under-25s

Categories: cervical screening

Today in parliament, MPs debate the age at which the cervical screening (a smear test) programme begins. The debate is taking place because of a petition which was created by Natasha Sale and gathered over 160,000 signatures.

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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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