Cervical Cancer is the most common cancer affecting women aged 35.
Did you know:
Cervical Cancer Awareness Week aims to reduce the risk of the disease by encouraging the take-up of smear tests and taking preventative measures.
Women aged 25 to 49 are invited for screening every 3 years. Women aged 50 to 64 are invited every 5 years. It is important to attend your cervical screening tests – even if you have been vaccinated for HPV, because the vaccine does not guarantee protection against cervical cancer.
Although it can identify most abnormal cell changes in the cervix, cervical screening is not 100% accurate. This means you should report any symptoms to your GP, such as unusual vaginal bleeding, even if you have recently been screened.
We want to ensure all women and people with a cervix know how cervical cancer can be prevented. This means:
Should the worst happen and a delayed diagnosis of cervical or any other type of cancer be given, then contact our expert medical negligence specialist solicitors for a free interview. All types of funding are offered including No Win No Fee. Thomson and Bancks Solicitors deal with clients all over the UK and have roots stretching back 185 years and a highly experienced and qualified legal team who are here to assist you if you think with earlier treatment your outcome would have been much improved.
You can find more information about Cervical Cancer Prevention Week from Lucy’s source below, click to follow the link:
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