Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

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Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer amongst young women in the UK and Europe. Nearly 3 women a day in the UK will die from cervical cancer whilst each year around 2,800 women are newly diagnosed.  In addition, some 300,000 women a year are told they may have a cervical abnormality that might require treatment.   Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the UK’s only charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer.  The charity was established in 1999 by James Maxwell following the death of his wife Jo, (aged 40), from cervical cancer. We are there 24 hours a day offering a range of support including:

 

jos-points.jpg Offering information about cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer written, reviewed and updated by medical experts through our website and materials

 

jos-points.jpg Enabling women to meet online, to share experiences, network, and support others facing similar challenges

 

jos-points.jpgProving opportunities for women, friends and families to get together for shared support, both at a local and national level

 

 jos-points.jpgEnabling individuals to post a medical question to our online panel of medical experts

 

 jos-points.jpgCampaigning to influence UK Governments to implement new and improved preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

 

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