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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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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.