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Looking after your mental health after your cancer treatment finishes

Categories: cervical cancer

What a rollercoaster of emotions it’s been so far. You were given your cervical cancer diagnosis, attended numerous scans and consultations before finally being given treatment. Once treatment finishes, people sometimes assume that they will just... Read more

Cervical screening failure

Categories: cervical screening

Kate Sanger, Head of Communications and Public Affairs at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, wrote this blog for The Eve Appeal about the recent cervical screening failure news.

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It went from “I can’t do this” to “I can’t believe WE did this”

Categories: Fundraising

Last month, our Fundraising Officer Sophie took on the epic challenge of cycling from London to Paris over three days with 150 other amazing women, all who were taking to their bikes in the name of fundraising. Here she shares her experience. ... Read more

Early Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Categories: cervical cancer

Jessica was prescribed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in October 2017. We spoke to Jessica and Debby Holloway, a Gynaecology nurse consultant from Guys and St Thomas’ hospital, about early onset menopause caused by cervical cancer treatment,... Read more

We need to normalise HPV

Categories: cervical cancer; HPV

Laura, was diagnosed with Stage 1a1 cervical cancer in 2016 aged 29. She shares her experience of being told she had high-risk HPV.

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Delays in smear test results: Why and what to do if you're affected

Categories: cervical screening

The cervical screening (smear test) programme is changing.

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Let’s talk about… smear tests and FGM

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

Please be aware that this blog contains content that may be distressing to read.

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LLETZ? What to expect afterwards

Categories: cervical abnormalities|lletz

Around 220,000 women a year are diagnosed with a cervical abnormality.

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Let’s talk about it…smear tests for lesbian, gay and bisexual women

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

This blog was originally written for the LGBT Foundation

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Let’s talk about it…difficulty accessing a smear test appointment

Categories: cervical screening|let's talk

There are many reasons which can make attending smear tests difficult. Things such as fear, embarrassment, anxiety and a previous bad experience can all mean even taking the first step to book an appointment can be hard.

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