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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – 21 to 27 January 2019

Monday, 21st January

Do you know how cervical cancer can be prevented? During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust want as many people as possible to know how they can reduce their risk of the disease and to educate others.

When? Monday 21 – Sunday 27 January 2019

Where? You can raise awareness, fundraise or campaign in your local community, at home, school, university, your GP surgery or hospital. Read on to find out how you can get involved!

Every day in the UK 9 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women lose their lives from the disease every day. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and 75 per cent of cervical cancers are prevented by cervical screening (smear tests), however one in four women do not attend this potentially life-saving test.

How can you reduce your risk of cervical cancer?

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust want to ensure all women and people with a cervix know how cervical cancer can be prevented. This means: