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Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions

My regular readers will know I write a post in honour of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week every year, and this year is no different. Cervical cancer awareness charity Jo’s Trust are at the forefront of the #SmearForSmear campaign every year, encouraging women to attend their cervical screening (aka. Smear test). It’s a simple, routine test… Continue reading Cervical Screening Myths Explained | 5 Common Misconceptions

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Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

A nice early warning for everyone - in this post, I’ll be talking about vaginas. Anyway, now that’s out of the way, let’s get on with today’s post. Obviously most will know the gist of what happens during a smear test, but if you’ve not actually had one before, you may not know exactly what… Continue reading Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

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Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

Do you attend your cervical screening? Research by Public Health England (PHE) has found that 90% of women would be likely to take a test that prevents cancer, but despite this 1 in 4 women in the UK fail to attend their appointment. The fact that screening is now at its lowest in 20 years… Continue reading Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment