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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2018

January 22

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week runs every January; the 2018 dates are 22-28 January. For any extra information about the campaign, please email media@jostrust.org.uk


The facts

Every day in the UK 9 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer

3 women lose their lives from the disease every day

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35

75% of cervical cancers are prevented by cervical screening (smear tests)

However 1 in 4 women do not attend this potentially life-saving test


Join the campaign

Display our information materials, order them on our website.

Share the message, write a blog on your website and share your activities on social media.

Create a news story, contact your local newspaper to let them know about the campaign.

Hold an awareness day in your office, ensure your colleagues know about cervical screening and the symptoms of cervical cancer. Check out some tips on raising awareness locally.

Host a fundraising event, bake cakes, dress in pink and organise a work quiz or sponsored cycle.

Text JCCT17 £5 to 70070 to support our work to see cervical cancer prevented in the UK