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Today the NHS in Scotland has announced that it will be introducing HPV testing as the primary method for cervical screening from 2019, but what does this actually mean and how will it save lives?

We are extremely proud to say that not only have we achieved our goal for the Roadshow, but we have far surpassed it. 

Last Friday the results of the annual National Cancer Patient Experience Survey were released.

Categories: awareness

This Cervical Screening Awareness Week find out 9 things about the cervix. 

I was diagnosed with stage 1B1, grade 3 cervical cancer in September 2015 following a routine cervical screening. I had never experienced an abnormal result before and had no symptoms to indicate anything was wrong.

In the summer of 2013 I was diagnosed with stage 3b cervical cancer. I had always been vigilant about having cervical smear tests and STI screening. As a nurse working in the community I had also been part of a team delivering the HPV vaccination...

As a charity we are focused on the day that no woman dies from cervical cancer.

Recently I attended the International Federation for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology conference in Orlandowhere I was invited to speak about the psychosocial barriers to screening...

Categories: HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for 99.7% of cervical cancers, yet knowledgearound this potentially cancer-causing virus is low. So what are some of the common myths about HPV?