Cervical cancer news

News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

More than a quarter of women missing smear tests are unaware they exist

More than a quarter (28 per cent) of women who are overdue for a smear test don’t know about the cervical screening programme.

6 things you need to know about cervical screening

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

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...

Genetic analysis of cervical cancers hints at targets for treatments

A large analysis of cervical tumour samples has found distinct genetic ‘signatures’ that could better define the disease.

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