EVERY year thousands of cases of cervical cancer are reported in the UK alone.
The Covid pandemic meant many women missed their cervical screening appointments due to fears around the virus, or delayed reminders.
But it’s never been more important to make sure you get that check done now.
Around 99.8 per cent of cervical cancer cases are preventable and early detection is key.
When Jade Goody died a decade ago of cervical cancer, it prompted nearly half a million more women than usual to go for a smear test.
In order to encourage more women to go for their checks, Fabulous Daily and Jo’s Trust, the cervical cancer charity, launched the #CheersForSmears campaign at the beginning of the year.
Gynaecologist and obstetrician for intimate wellbeing brand INTIMINA Dr Shree Datta said screening is important because if abnormal pre-cancer cells on your cervix are not treated, they can eventually turn into cervical cancer.
Around five million women a year are invited…