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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2014

SMH Atrium

19th - 25th January 2014

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is a European wide initiative lead by European Cervical Cancer Association (ECCA).

Almost 3,000 women a year are diagnosed with cervical cancer yet there are steps women can take to prevent it from affecting them. Despite this in the UK 20% of women do not take up their invitation for cervical screening.

Cervical cancer can be present with symptoms or not.

Early stage cervical cancers do not usually have symptoms and are frequently detected through cervical screening.

However, there are some recognised symptoms associated with cervical cancer:

  • abnormal bleeding
  • post-menopausal bleeding
  • unusual discharge
  • discomfort/pain during sex
  • lower back pain.

During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week there will be displays and information at the following locations:

St Mary's Hospital Atrium

Main Outpatients, Manchester Royal Infirmary

For further information, advice or support, please contact the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre on 0161 276 6868 or email: cancer.information@cmft.nhs.uk

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