Missing Smear Tests Kills - But Are We Just Too Busy?

Caroline Thain | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Thain

The research, commissioned by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, shows a third of those aged between 25 and 29 don't take up their 'invitations'. And the older group (60-64) waits an average of three years to get checked. Yet the procedure can prevent around 75 percent of cervical cancer cases by detecting abnormal pre-cancer cells, according to the NHS.

Hillsborough: The Real Lesson Is... We Never Learn

Jane Fae | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics
Jane Fae

As the British legal and political establishment indulges in one of its perennial bouts of breast-beating and public self-flagellation - this time ove...

Why We Shouldn't Forget the Legacy of Jade

Shan Ellis | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Shan Ellis

My diagnosis was cervical cancer. I was 32, had a five-year-old and a one-year-old who were reliant on me. Very quickly during the following weeks I had a partial hysterectomy, and intense chemotherapy which intensified over the space of the following six months.

1,000 Women Told Smear Tests May Have Been Botched

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

About 1,000 women have been called back to a North East surgery to have repeat smear tests amid concerns that tests taken over the past 24 years were ...