Smears vs Cancer Fears

Episode 3,  Sep 17, 2021, 04:00 PM

On this episode Cancer Champion, Arzoo Dar speaks to Julie Green, a cervical cancer survivor. Julie shares her cancer story and how a smear test saved her life. She is an advocate for women’s health and passionate about raising awareness of the importance of screening to help save lives. Join Arzoo and Julie as they bust some of the myths surrounding cervical cancer and smear tests while reminding you of the benefits of early cancer diagnosis.

In the UK, all women and people with a cervix aged between 25-49 years will be invited for a smear test every 3 years, and for those aged between 50-64, every 5 years.
You can find out more about cervical screening eligibility and what is involved at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening/
For information on cervical cancer symptoms visit the NHS website at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-cancer/
For more information on Cancer SMART please visit the Yorkshire Cancer Community website at: https://yorkshirecancercommunity.co.uk/cancersmart/