Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (#CCPW)

21 Jan 2019

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (#CCPW) and we’d like to remind all our patients that cervical cancer can be fatal – It is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under.

Current UK statistics state:

> 2 women lose their lives to the disease every day

> 9 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every day

> 75% of cervical cancers can be prevented by a smear test

Thousands of lives can be saved every year with better awareness and understanding of the symptoms of cervical cancer. Regular smear tests and having the HPV vaccine can dramatically decrease your chances of developing cervical cancer and will also assist in early detection.
Smear tests are extremely important and a major contributing factor to lowering the number of cervical cancer cases seen each year. On average, cervical screening helps save the lives of approximately 4,500 women in England every year, however, 1 in 4 women still don’t attend their smear test. 

 

Smear_Test-Cervical_Cancer_PreventionWeek-2019

Source: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/


Smear tests are a method of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix, (the entrance to the womb). The detection and removal of abnormal cells can prevent cervical cancer from developing. 
As with all cancers, the earlier a problem is detected, the better the patient’s outcome.

We are committed to encouraging all women to access this vital life-saving service. Therefore, until 25th January, a smear test with one of our practice nurses for £99* instead of £115!

Book your smear test today


Information on Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is not thought to be hereditary.
Cervical screening is not a test for cancer as screening programmes help to prevent cancer by detecting early abnormalities in the cervix, so they can be treated. If these abnormalities are left untreated they can lead to cancer of the cervix (the neck of the womb).

Symptoms:

Cervical Cancer Symptoms - Fleet Street Clinic, London, Wellwoman Clinic

Source: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/

 

For more information: https://www.jostrust.org.uk/

 

Book an appointment at our Well Woman clinic today

* Pricing is subject to change and this offer expired on Friday 25th January 2019.

 


For more information about our Well Woman Clinic.

Phone: Get in touch: fleetstreetclinic.com Fleet Street Clinic Travel Specialists Travel Clinic in London

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^ Lines are open 9:00-17:30, Monday-Friday.

 

 

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