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A Cardiff University-led UK-wide survey has found that more than 1 in 5 people are less likely to take part in cancer screening than before the pandemic.
I’ve worked here for over 5 years now. Before that, I worked in the NHS for 6. You’d think I’d be a model patient, so why did I only just learn that I’m absolutely covered in abnormal moles?
The UK National Screening Committee has proposed changes to existing screening programmes for bowel and cervical cancer.
A study shows that the potential benefits of a national cervical cancer screening programme for women under the age of 25 are outweighed by the harms.
THE rate of new cervical cancers diagnosed in the UK increased by 15 per cent in a year, according to figures from Cancer Research UK today.
Testing for the human papillomavirus (HPV) as part of cervical screening reduces the number of women unnecessarily going on for further tests by over a third, new research shows today.
Doing the human papillomavirus (HPV) test twice with a short interval between tests would reduce the number of women having unnecessary treatment, new research shows.