Skip to main content

Together we are beating cancer

Donate now

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is more common in younger women, with around 3,200 people diagnosed in the UK each year. It develops in the lining of the cervix – the lower part of the womb – and the main symptom is unusual or unexplained vaginal bleeding.
Showing 12 out of 111 results
An unrecognisable young girl receiving a vaccination.

The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England. The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2024

16 May 2024

Stained cervical cells viewed under the microscope

22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer. 22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 22 January 2024

22 January 2024

Two researchers smiling as they work together in a lab

2023 has been a big year for Cancer Research UK, and there's been a lot to celebrate. So, to end the year, we want to highlight just a few of our most exciting research stories of 2023. 2023 has been a big year for Cancer Research UK, and there's been a lot to celebrate. So, to end the year, we want to highlight just a few of our most exciting research stories of 2023.

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 18 December 2023

18 December 2023

A magnified image of squamous cell carcinoma, the most common type of cervical cancer

Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have made the biggest improvement in cervical cancer treatment in more than 20 years by changing how we use existing drugs.  Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have made the biggest improvement in cervical cancer treatment in more than 20 years by changing how we use existing drugs. 

by Sophie Wedekind | 31 October 2023

31 October 2023

Scientist preparing microscope slides with liquid based cytology method for pap smear test. Cervical cancer concept.

A new study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed a gap in many women’s understanding of HPV (human papillomavirus) and its role in cervical screening. A new study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed a gap in many women’s understanding of HPV (human papillomavirus) and its role in cervical screening.

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

A transgender woman in a hospital gown speaking to her doctor, a transgender man, in an exam room.

Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how. Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 23 June 2023

23 June 2023

Vaccine vial and needle

Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023. Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 21 June 2023

21 June 2023

A magnified image of squamous cell carcinoma, the most common type of cervical cancer

The immunotherapy pembrolizumab may help some people with incurable cervical cancer live longer. It's now an approved treatment for them in England and Scotland. The immunotherapy pembrolizumab may help some people with incurable cervical cancer live longer. It's now an approved treatment for them in England and Scotland.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2023

16 May 2023

Two of our Cancer Awareness Nurses at a stop of our Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions. Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions.

by Sophie Marshall | In depth | 2 March 2023

2 March 2023

A bottle containing the HPV vaccine

From strengthening the understanding of the link between HPV and cervical cancer, to working towards reducing cervical cancer to the point where almost no one develops it, our history with this particular disease goes way back. From strengthening the understanding of the link between HPV and cervical cancer, to working towards reducing cervical cancer to the point where almost no one develops it, our history with this particular disease goes way back.

by Lilly Matson | In depth | 21 November 2022

21 November 2022

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series CRUK Global