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“Get Checked Out and Put Your Mind At Rest”

"If you've got any worries at all don't worry about wasting anybody's time. It's much better to have it checked out and put your mind at rest. If it's nothing, great... but if there is something, catching it early is the best thing that can happen." During Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, GRACE Woman Cathy Butcher

Walk 4 GRACE Thank you!

Thank you to our supporters for taking part in Walk4Grace Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, this year’s Surrey Three Peaks Challenge was cancelled. However, our amazing GRACE supporters came together to Walk4GRACE! Across Surrey, GRACE supporters organised their routes, brought together their friends and walked, ran, rode and cycled for GRACE. Whether that was

Cathy’s Endometrial Cancer Story

“The moral of this story is that if you feel like something isn’t right, get it checked out.” Cathy Butcher's Endometrial Cancer Story So, this is my journey which started in June 2017. At the age of 49, I thought I was just going through the start of the menopause as I had read so

Why Seeking Advice Early Will Make a Huge Difference

3 Reasons Why seeking Cervical Cancer Advice Early Will Make a Huge Difference 1. Cervical Cancer is a preventable disease.  If we can detect precancerous cells early through the Smear Test, we can prevent 75% of cancers from developing. It is estimated that the cervical screening programme (Smear Tests) saves around 5,000 lives per year.

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

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

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