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Into the archives: the story of HPV and cervical cancer

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.

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Health inequalities: breaking down barriers to cancer screening

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Health inequalities

In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening.

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New study supports extending cervical screening intervals for people who test negative for HPV

A new study confirms that offering cervical screening using HPV testing effectively prevents cervical cancer without the need for as regular screening

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New insights on self-sampling for cervical cancer screening

Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician.

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Cervical screening in Wales extended to every 5 years: Why the switch?

Wales announced changes to their routine cervical screening programme this week, moving from 3 to 5 years. We look at the science behind the switch.

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The vaccination of a generation? – That Cancer Conversation

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series That Cancer Conversation

Dr Ishu Kataria and her team are working out how to get the HPV vaccine to more than 70 million girls and help India ‘eliminate’ cervical cancer.

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Improving cancer care for the LGBTQ+ community

LGBTQ+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQ+ people.

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One in 5 less likely to take part in cancer screening

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.

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Let’s talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

We want to have a conversation about human papillomavirus (HPV), starting with 6 questions about HPV people frequently ask our Cancer Research UK nurses.

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Committee recommends upgrades to NHS bowel and cervical screening programmes

The UK National Screening Committee has proposed changes to existing screening programmes for bowel and cervical cancer.

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