In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent...
A large analysis of cervical tumour samples has found distinct genetic ‘signatures’ that could better define the disease.
The Welsh government has announced “hugely positive” changes to its screening programmes for both cervical and bowel cancer.
Extending the gap between cervical screening tests from five to 10 years is safe for women who test negative for the human papillomavirus (HPV).
A new study has found that cervical screening prevents 70 per cent of cervical cancer deaths
The NHS cervical screening programme in England will switch to first testing women for signs of infection with the virus that causes cervical cancer.
The UK National Screening Committee has proposed changes to existing screening programmes for bowel and cervical cancer.
The public don’t fully understand the purpose of all the national cancer screening programmes, with few people aware that some can prevent the disease
Around 20 per cent of girls from ethnic minority backgrounds are not being vaccinated against the HPV because they feel they don’t need to have it.
A single dose of Cervarix - a vaccine against two types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) - could be as effective in preventing infections as multiple doses.