Queen's University Belfast scientists, analysing the blood of 49 women a year before their diagnosis, were able to detect more than two-thirds of those who went on to get aggressive ovarian cancer.
We know that cervical screening isn’t easy for everyone for a number of reasons. There are lots of tips and things that you can ask for to make it more comfortable for you. Do talk to your nurse or GP beforehand and voice your concerns. Do get in touch with our nurse service Ask Eve – we’ve got lots of tips that include taking a friend, asking for lube (or taking some with you), asking to guide the speculum in yourself, requesting a small speculum, visiting beforehand and seeing the equipment and talking through the process. No question is too trivial or too embarrassing – so get in touch with Ask Eve specialist nurse, Tracie, with any questions or concerns on email@example.com or 0808 802 0019. #AskEve #CervicalScreening #CervicalCancer ... See more
Up to 600 women with a hereditary, advanced form of the cancer could benefit each year in England.
In this film, we are tackling the myths and truths around the HPV vaccine. Dr Adeola Olaitan and Karen Hobbs will answer your questions about the vaccine. If...
Dr Anita Mitra blogs about HPV for Cervical Cancer Prevention Week HPV: All Adventurous Women Do… I really hate calling people out, but I’m afraid the writers of the American TV series ‘Girls’ staring Lena Dunham got that line a little wrong. It should read ‘HPV: pretty much ALL women d... ... See more
Our guest blogger, Dr Bella Smith, discusses the most common questions about cervical cancer This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2019 and I, together with The Eve Appeal, would like to try to encourage all women to attend their smear tests. The Eve Appeal is a fantastic UK Charity raising a... ... See more
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Did you know that there are five gynaecological cancers? Womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. We often think of gynae health as one big subject, but these cancers are separate diseases with their own signs and symptoms. For more information, please do check out our website: eveappeal.org.uk/gynaecological-cancers/ If you have any questions about any of the gynae cancers, our nurse-led, confidential information service, Ask Eve, is here to help. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and our team will get back to you as soon as possible. ... See more
Fantastic news for local women for 2019 - Guernsey has introduced FREE Cervical Screening. If you’re between 25 and 65 years old and are due a test or have never had a test you can now have one for FREE at your GP, the Orchard Clinic or Choices. Book your appointment and help eliminate Cervical Cancer from the Bailiwick 💙💚💗 ... See more
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