9 Signs of Cervical Cancer To Never Ignore

9 Signs of Cervical Cancer To Never Ignore

Typically, women don’t notice cervical cancer symptoms until an advanced stage. Recognizing cervical cancer symptoms may help detect it early, when it’s most treatable. 1) Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding The first noticeable system of cervical cancer is usually abnormal vaginal bleeding. This includes abnormal periods, bleeding between periods, after sexual intercourse, after menopause, and after a…

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Scientists Say Gene Mutation Can Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk

Scientists Say Gene Mutation Can Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk

Researchers have identified a gene mutation that can increase a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer. In a new study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers found that mutations in a gene called BRIP1 raised a woman’s chance of getting ovarian cancer in her lifetime to approximately 5%. That’s nearly three…

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The UK's Cervical Cancer Prevention Week #SmearForSmear Campaign

The UK’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week #SmearForSmear Campaign

Eight women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK every day, and three women will lose their lives to the disease. Thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination program, cervical cancer is now largely preventable – although uptake of cervical screening is now going down every year. On Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, from…

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