It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
Early on, typically no symptoms are seen.
Later symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain or pain during sexual intercourse.
While bleeding after sex may not be serious, it may also indicate the presence of cervical cancer.
Mummy’s Star is the only charity in the United Kingdom and Republic Of Ireland dedicated to women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy shortly after a birth. Mummy's Star's aim is to support pregnancy through cancer and beyond.
More specifically the charity focuses on supporting women and families where the woman is diagnosed or treated for cancer during her pregnancy.
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Thanks to supporters, Cancer Research UK's pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives. Over the past 40 years survival has doubled, thanks to the great progress research has made.
Cancer doesn’t discriminate and neither do Cancer Research UK's discoveries. They benefit people everywhere, regardless of where they were made. By bringing together local Universities, NHS trusts and charities, Cancer Research UK have created world-leading hubs of research in various cities all across Great Britain. Their research network allows the smartest minds to work together, locally, to ensure discoveries are turned into benefits for people with cancer everywhere, sooner.
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Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the United Kingdom’s leading cervical cancer charity. Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust are here for everyone who needs support, for as long as they need the support but they won’t stop until the day that cervical cancer is no more. Cervical cancer can be devastating but Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust are there to reduce the impact. Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust provide trustworthy information, campaign for change and provide support at every step.
Their main goal is to see cervical cancer prevented and reduce the impact for everyone affected by cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer through providing the highest quality information and support, and campaigning for excellence in cervical cancer treatment and prevention.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust's policy work spans all aspects of cervical cancer treatment, care and prevention across the whole of Great Britain and they regularly conduct new research to keep up-to-date with their work.
Their latest research covers awareness of cervical screening, understanding of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the patient experience of having cell changes or cervical cancer.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust are campaigning to reduce the impact of cervical cancer across the United Kingdom.
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HELPLINE: 0808 802 8000