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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2019

Do you know how cervical cancer can be prevented? During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW) we’ll be talking about how you can reduce your risk of the disease and help to educate others.

When? Monday 21 – Sunday 27 January 2019

What? Cervical cancer can be prevented. Join us to raise awareness to help women make informed decisions about their health.

Where? You can raise awareness, fundraise and campaign in your local community, at home, school, university, your GP surgery or hospital. Read on to find out how you can get involved.

How can you reduce your risk of cervical cancer?

We want to ensure all women and people with a cervix know how cervical cancer can be prevented. This means:

Women lose their lives to the disease every day
women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every day
of cervical cancers can be prevented by cervical screening (smear tests)

How can you get involved?

There are lots of different ways to get involved during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

Raise awareness

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week Pack

  • Order our new awareness pack which is full to the brim with our most popular resources including leaflets, posters, factsheets and more! Order your Cervical Cancer Prevention Week Pack here.
  • Hold an awareness day: use our free materials to hold an awareness stand, talking to others about the campaign week.
  • Share your story: if you have been personally affected by cervical cancer or abnormalities, talking about your experience in the media can encourage others to book their smear test and find out more information about cervical cancer prevention.
  • Use social media: join the conversation on social media and let your followers know how cervical cancer can be prevented.


Fundraise during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

  • Host a fundraising event to mark the awareness week!
  • Make a donation: We rely on your support to reach more women with the message that cervical cancer can be prevented
  • Fundraise at your awareness stand or event: Already raising awareness? Order some fundraising materials to raise money at the same time.
  • Get in touch with our team on [email protected] for ideas and help getting started.


Campaign during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

  • Contact your MP to ask them to focus their efforts on increasing the uptake of cervical screening in your local area.
  • Get your workplace to sign up to Time to Test to ensure female employees have the time to attend cervical screening
  • Join our #SmearForSmear campaign to help us spread the word about the importance of smear tests in preventing cervical cancer.