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Reconnecting after painful sex

Posted on: Thursday, 22nd February 2024 by

Cervical cancer touches the lives of countless women around the world. Intimacy is a cornerstone of human connection, but for many of those living with or beyond cervical cancer, the experience can be affected by a distressing and often taboo issue — painful sex. 

NHS England pledge to end cervical cancer by 2040

Posted on: Wednesday, 15th November 2023 by

This week, NHS England has pledged to eliminate cervical cancer by 2040. We are really excited about the news as the pledge includes plans to improve access to online booking for vaccination appointments nationally and support for healthcare professionals to reach those most at risk.

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Behind the headlines: the GCIG INTERLACE trial

Posted on: Tuesday, 24th October 2023 by

New treatment for advanced cervical cancer available in Scotland

Posted on: Monday, 13th February 2023 by

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Posted on: Thursday, 19th January 2023 by

At Jo’s, our vision has always been a world where cervical cancer is a thing of the past. For this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, we’re putting the foot on the pedal to get us closer to that day with our We Can campaign to End Cervical Cancer. We also want to make sure that no one is left behind. Let me tell you a little bit about our campaign and why we’re doing this now.

Living with advanced cervical cancer: Access to new treatments

Posted on: Thursday, 20th October 2022 by

Like many of us in this boat, I spend a lot of time researching and reading stories and information out there to keep on top of what’s available treatment-wise and be prepared to shout for it when needed.

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Behind the headlines: Scientists develop more accurate predictive test for cervical cancer

Posted on: Wednesday, 19th October 2022 by

You might have seen stories in newspapers today about a new kind of test for detecting cervical cell changes and helping prevent cervical cancer. A new study published this week has found that a new kind of test could be more accurate at detecting cervical cell changes, and better at predicting who might develop cell changes in the future.

Living with advanced cervical cancer: We are people, not numbers

Posted on: Wednesday, 19th October 2022 by
This is the first in our series of 3 blogs sharing experiences of living an advanced diagnosis. Every experience is as unique as the person going through it.

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Living with advanced cervical cancer: Finding positivity

Posted on: Friday, 21st October 2022 by

This is the second in our series of 3 blogs sharing experiences of living an advanced diagnosis. Every experience is as unique as the person going through it. It also shines a light on the difficulties faced in accessing new treatments and our work around access to Pembromizulab, a new treatment being considered for use in England and Scotland for some patients with advanced cancer. Find out more >

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Henrietta Lacks and her legacy

Posted on: Thursday, 13th October 2022 by

This Black History Month we're remembering and paying tribute to Henrietta Lacks.

Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta was born in Virginia in 1920. In 1951, the young mother of five visited the hospital complaining of vaginal bleeding, and was diagnosed with aggressive cervical cancer. A small piece of tissue sample had been taken from her, to diagnose and treat her.