Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust launch #SmearForSmear


Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust launch #SmearForSmear

CAN Mezzanine customer, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust launched its 2017 #SmearForSmear campaign yesterday as part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which runs from Sunday 22nd January until Saturday 28th January.

Jo's cervical cancer trust smear for smear campaign

Almost half a million young women aged 25-29 did not attend cervical screening last year, Cervical Cancer Prevention Week aims to change this.

Take part in the #SmearForSmear campaign by sharing a selfie (as above) to raise awareness of the importance of smear tests in preventing cervical cancer.

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

(Information taken from Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust)

Jos cervical cancer trust, 1 in 4 delay smear tests because of embarrassment


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