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Cervical Cancer is A Preventable Disease

Cervical Cancer is A Preventable Disease "If we detect early and treat these precancerous cells, we can prevent 75% of the cancer from developing. Cervical Cancer is a preventable disease." This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, so we’ll be sharing interviews and stories of GRACE Women who were diagnosed with Cervical Cancer and highlighting

Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in the Midst of COVID-19

Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in the Midst of COVID-19 Rebecca's Emotional Story "My life stood still on the 25th of March. Exactly 6 weeks after my Lletz and two days after the lockdown was put in place. The last place I wanted to be was in hospital so it was agreed that I would have

Paula’s Frustrating Cervical Cancer Journey

Paula's Frustrating Cervical Cancer Journey “When I look back, I think I should have pushed for a smear. If you feel that something’s wrong then you need to shout about it, because it could save your life.” In this interview with Brooklands Radio, one of our lovely GRACE Women Paula Jarvis shares her frustrating Cervical

Emma’s Emotional Cervical Cancer Journey

Emma's Emotional Cervical Cancer Journey "I felt like the chair was swallowing me up. My husband and I were in complete disbelief. We were both frightened, scared and lost. The only thing we knew was that from this moment life wouldn’t be the same." It all began back in July 2013 after giving birth to

The Life Changing Importance of The Smear Test

"I didn't have any Symptoms" The Life-Changing Importance of The Smear Test "It’s either 5 minutes of discomfort and embarrassment, or, and let’s be quite frank about it, you can die. 21 woman die every day of Cervical Cancer. 18,000 woman a year are diagnosed. Every time I think about how I was treated and

It’s Cervical Screening Awareness Week!

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week! The cervical screening programme, which had been suspended due to COVID-19, has begun to be restored. There will be prioritisation  for: - Women invited but not screened and people with a delayed invitation - Women invited for routine screening (due or overdue) - Older women - especially for

Update From The Researchers Desk

Investigating the role of Robotic Surgery for Ovarian Cancer with the aim of providing quicker recovery, shorter hospital stays and better quality of life.  An update on The MIRRORS study. We are delighted to be funding The MIRRORS study which is being led by Christina Uwins in the Department of Gynaecological Oncology at The Royal

2020-07-09T08:12:15+00:00News, Research|

Knowing the symptoms of ovarian cancer can save your life

A devastating 180,000 woman die each year from Ovarian Cancer, knowing the symptoms can save your life "We should not put it off...If you're worried, pick up the phone and talk to your GP" Dr. Kavitha Madhuri talks about World Ovarian Cancer Day and raising awareness of this terrible disease.  May 8th was World Ovarian

2020-06-12T12:31:54+00:00Awareness, News, Research|

A spectacular £1,800 raised through the 2.6 Challenge. Thank you!

Thank you for raising £1,800 through the 2.6 Challenge! We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part in or donated to the 2.6 Challenge for GRACE! In April, Virgin established the 2.6 Challenge in lieu of the Virgin London Marathon to try, in a small way, to fill the gap

2020-06-09T09:36:18+00:00News|

Ovarian Cancer. Know the signs & take action – it could save your life.

Ovarian Cancer. Know the signs & take action – it could save your life. May 8th is World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day, and with 7,400 UK women diagnosed each year resulting in 4,100 deaths from the disease – that’s 11 wonderful women lost a day – it’s our mission at GRACE to raise awareness so