Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2017

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week runs every January; the 2017 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

  • 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
January 22 2017


Start: January 22
End: January 28
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