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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month 2022

September marks Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM). As the UK's leading cervical cancer charity, we get involved to help educate people about cervical cancer; how it can be prevented, the signs and symptoms and support available to women diagnosed.

To find out more about cervical cancer prevention, you can read information on our website about:

Follow us on twitter and instagram to join the conversation!

Become a workplace who gives the Time to Test

Time to Test logoCervical screening is the best protection against cervical cancer. But, did you know 10% of women and people with a cervix say they haven’t been able to attend due to work?

We are calling on employers to play their part in raising the profile of cervical screening and cervical cancer in the workplace and empower their team to look after their cervical health. 

How can you get involved? Find out more below.

Turn September into Steptember!

Group taking part in Steps for Jo'sDuring Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month we're calling on you to walk, jog or run 220,000 steps for the 220,000 women and people with a cervix diagnosed with cervical cell changes every year. 

You can take your Steps for Jo’s at a time and place which suits you. Take 220,000 steps in a month to complete the challenge! Why not complete the challenge as a group, with friends, family or work colleagues?

Let's Meet!

This Gynaecological Awareness Month our support event is going online! Join us from 13 - 17 September 2021 for a chance to listen to some amazing speakers and connect with others who have had a cervical cancer diagnosis. We have a range of sessions on offer workshops focused on looking after yourself and your wellbeing. Sessions include looking after your mental health, sex and relationships and mindfulness.

More information 

There are five gynaecological cancers; cervical, ovarian, vaginal, vulval and womb. To find out more about the gynaecological cancers you can visit the following websites or see NHS Choices:

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