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Cervical Cancer

14 results found for: cervical cancer

Keeping women well

There are many common women’s health problems that can benefit from fast intervention, and pharmacy teams can help. 

Cervical cancer charity reaches out to patients

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust has launched two new support services in response to increasing demand during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cancer during Covid-19

Fears about cancer can put many people off seeking help, but added concerns around Covid-19 have, in some cases, put even more barriers in place.

Halting HPV

Experts suggest that hundreds of lives will be saved every year in England thanks to a more sensitive cervical screening test.

Taboos? So last year

It’s time to start talking about all aspects of women’s health and pharmacy teams can help with information, support and signposting. 

LGB women missing vital tests due to "fake news"

Lesbian, gay and bisexual women are being urged to attended cervical cancer screening tests as numbers remain low.

HPV vaccination success

A routine human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of girls aged 12 to 13 in Scotland has led to a reduction in cervical disease.

Taking it home

Women in the UK will be able to conduct self-tests for human papillomavirus (HPV) as part of a pilot scheme.

PHE launches cervical screening campaign

PHE has launched a campaign – Cervical Screening Saves Lives – to encourage women to accept their cervical screening invitation.

Cervical cancer diagnoses and deaths to rocket in older women

Women aged 50-64 will see a 62 per cent increase in incidence of cervical cancer which could lead to a 143 per cent rise in mortality by 2040, according to research published in The Lancet Public Health.

Smear test coverage falls

Cervical screening coverage for women eligible for testing has fallen in the last year, according to new statistics published by NHS Digital.

Smear tests

This pharmacy scenario focuses on smear tests, including the best time in your cycle to book a test, and signs of cervical cancer. 

Women's health

This team training module focuses on women's health and in particular, cervical cancer.

It's screen time

One in four women don’t attend cervical screening when they should but why is this and what can pharmacy do to help boost take-up?



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