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Emma Louise Davies Brilliant BBC Interview

"If I hadn't gotten the smear test, I wouldn't have made it to see my daughters second birthday."  During Cervical screening week, Emma Louise Davies, one of our brilliant GRACE Woman spoke to BBC Surrey about her Cervical Cancer experience, being diagnosed so soon after her daughter’s birth and why she believes cervical screening is

Live With… Surrey Students Union!

Live With... Surrey Students Union for Cervical Screening Week! During Cervical Screening Awareness Week, we held a live Q&A with Lizzie Rodulson the incoming University of Surrey Students Union President (and a newly qualified nurse), Dr Kavitha Madhuri a gynae oncology doctor and Lucy Dodds a cervical cancer survivor. Watch the interview below!

“Prevention is better than cure”

“Prevention is better than cure, 5 minutes of discomfort is better than years of treatment” During Cervical screening week, Emma Louise Davies, one of our brilliant GRACE Woman spoke to Brooklands Radio about her Cervical Cancer experience, the importance of Cervical Screening Week and why she believes no woman should miss a smear test. The

“5 minutes of embarrassment is not going to kill you, but cancer can. ”

“5 minutes of embarrassment is not going to kill you, but cancer can.” During Cervical screening week, Rebecca, one of our brilliant GRACE Woman spoke to Brooklands Radio about her Cervical Cancer experience. They talked about how she thought the HPV vaccine given to girls (and now boys) in schools protected against cancer, so refused

6 Things You NEED To Know About Cervical Cancer

6 Things You NEED To Know About Cervical Cancer The cervical screening programme, which had been suspended due to COVID-19, has begun to be restored. There will be a prioritisation model for: - Women invited but not screened and people with a delayed invitation - Women invited for routine screening (due or overdue) - Older

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