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Let’s talk about it… cervical screening for lesbian, gay and bisexual women

Categories: cervical screening; lets talk

This blog was originally written for the LGBT Foundation

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Let’s talk about it….difficulty accessing a cervical screening appointment

Categories: cervical screening; let's talk

There are many reasons which can make attending smear tests difficult. Things such as fear, embarrassment, anxiety and a previous bad experience can all mean even taking the first step to book an appointment can be hard.

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Support Group closures

Categories: cervical cancer|support

A Jo’s survey in 2008 overwhelmingly showed that 98% women with cervical cancer wanted more person to person support and that their preferred choice of services were a helpline and local support groups.

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Let’s Talk about it…having a bad experience at a smear test

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

If you have had a bad experience at a smear test, it can understandably have a negative impact on how you feel about going for a test in the future.

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Let’s talk about it… anxiety and smear tests

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

While smear tests are not enjoyable, for many women they’re over in a few minutes and they can continue with their day, knowing that the job’s been ticked off. 

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It's about giving your head and body time to re-connect: Sex and intimacy after cervical cancer

Categories: cervical cancer|support

To be able to enjoy sex and intimacy, lots of things need to work together.

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Let’s talk about it… sometimes smear tests are painful

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

For a lot of people, it’s a five minute appointment that may be slightly uncomfortable and embarrassing, but is over and done with quickly. But for others, smear tests aren’t just uncomfortable – they hurt and some women find them extremely... Read more

Let’s talk about it…smear tests after experiencing sexual violence

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

As part of our new blog series "Let's talk about it" Louise Cadman, Research Nurse Consultant at Queen Mary University of London and on the Management Committee of the My Body Back Project, addresses some of the issues around having a smear test... Read more

Our commitments by 2022

Categories: campaign|cervical cancer|Chief Executive blog|prevention|support

Looking into the New Year, there is lots to look forward to and focus on. We are committed to working harder and shouting louder than ever before and we are better placed than ever to do this with a growing team, a rising income, a greater... Read more

Friends, who needs them?

Categories: cervical cancer|support

Well, we do. A cervical cancer diagnosis, treatment and life beyond can certainly have some uplifting moments but girl those downward turns can really dig their nails into you!

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