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"Volunteering for Jo's has been a cathartic and rewarding experience"

Categories: Volunteering | cervical cancer

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.

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"I felt honored to be part of such a positive event"

Categories: Fundraising | guest blog | cervical cancer

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.

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Help us reach the day where no woman dies from cervical cancer: Our manifesto for the General Election 2017.

Categories: cervical cancer | prevention | cervical screening | Policy

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

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Worldwide cervical cancer takes the life of a woman every two minutes

Categories: cervical cancer | Chief Executive blog

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...

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10 myths about HPV

Categories: HPV

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

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Are you Cervix Savvy?

Categories: cervical screening | cervical cancer | prevention

It's just a week to go until our very first Roadshow begins, find out what it's all about from our latest blog by Claire Cohen. 

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What does a cancer patient look like?

Categories: cervical cancer

Our guest blogger, Julia Tugwell talks to us about the preconceptions she experienced being diagnosed with cervical cancer. 

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The next step

Categories: cervical screening | campaign | awareness

The number of people talking publicly about smear tests in the last week has quite literally blown us away.

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My plea this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Categories: cervical cancer | cervical screening | Chief Executive blog

Our motivation and drive this year is stronger than ever. Why? Because we are seeing fewer and fewer women across the UK attending cervical screening (smear tests)...

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Why we care just as much about our volunteers as we do about our service users

Categories: Volunteering | cervical cancer

"We like to get to know our volunteers pretty well before they ever take their first call or run their first group" with the next volunteer training weekend on the horizon, Rebecca explains why it's her favourite event of the year

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