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“The Salons Supporting Screening community will open up conversations and this is what I am most excited about"

Categories: cervical screening | Fundraising

In 2016, I was a full-time police officer. I’m also a mum and at the same time was setting up my own business: a hair and beauty salon which I opened in the March. Needless to say, life was very hectic!

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"What does it all mean?!” – We answer your most common cervical cell change questions

Categories: cervical cell changes | cervical screening

At Jo’s, we receive calls to our Helpline every single day from women who have had a cervical screening or colposcopy result they weren’t expecting.

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Why cell changes?

Categories: cell changes | cervical screening

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week and we’re talking about cell changes.

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"The goal was always, from day one, that no one else's mum dies"

Categories: cervical cancer

June 2019 marks 20 years of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and is the start of our anniversary year. ‘Jo’s Trust’ as it was first known, was founded by James Maxwell in 1999 after his wife, Jo passed away from cervical cancer.

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The cervical screening programme has discouraged LGBT people from attending in the past. But things are beginning to change.

Categories: cervical screening | LGBT

I guess everyone has familiar thoughts which come to mind when one is en route to a cervical screening appointment.

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"Why we're running the London Marathon for Jo's"

Categories: Fundraising

This weekend over 40,000 runners will take on the London Marathon 2019, including a fantastic team running for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust!

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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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