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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

Introducing ‘Move with GRACE’ – our new fundraising and fitness series

At GRACE we know how important it is to stay healthy and keep moving, especially during these restrictive times. With the help of our GRACE Community, we are launching ‘Move with GRACE’ – fun regular workouts beamed to your living room via our YouTube channel! You can find all our upcoming 'Move with GRACE' sessions on

2020-05-07T13:45:51+00:00Awareness, Fundraising, News|

Emma Louise Davies talks to BBC Radio Surrey

A big thank you to Emma Louise Davies who was interviewed by Allison Ferns at BBC Radio Surrey this week. Emma, who has previously been treated for cervical cancer, started experiencing concerning symptoms during lockdown. She was keen to speak to a consultant, but didn't want to visit the Royal Surrey Hospital. Emma was

2020-04-30T21:00:12+00:00Awareness, News|

Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID and we are worried about our patients!

From Dr Kavitha Madhuri, MD - Gynaeoncologist with the RSCH Team, GRACE Researcher We are currently facing an invisible enemy. Unprecedented times that none of us have ever seen in our medical careers. We have the training, the will and the determination to get our patients and our community through this. While I write my

2020-04-30T11:57:27+00:00Awareness, News|

Surrey Hills Soroptimists: talk by Dr Alex Stewart

A report by Hellen Revenko Dr Alex Stewart On 4 November, Dr Alex Stewart, gave a talk to the Surrey Hills Soroptimists. Dr Stewart is an oncologist working at Saint Luke’s Cancer Centre at Royal Surrey County Hospital and an Associate Member of the Board of Trustees of GRACE. The talk covered the cervical

2020-06-11T15:28:52+00:00Hellen Revenko, News, Research|