Cervical cancer is more common in younger women, with around 3,200 people diagnosed in the UK each year. It develops in the lining of the cervix – the lower part of the womb – and the main symptom is unusual or unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.
A new cervical cancer test is big news this week. The science behind the headlines is exciting, but it’s a long way from being used in cervical screening.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.
In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future.
New research has revealed the differences between attitudes to cancer screening and whether people take part – one of the scientists behind the study explores.
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