Cervical cancer prevention week

By Robert Music, director of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

I am director of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, the UK’s only charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical abnormalities and cervical cancer. We offer a range of support and information both online and face to face.

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer amongst women aged 35 and under in the UK and every day 3 women a day in the UK die from cervical cancer and each year around 2,800 are newly diagnosed.  In addition some 300,000 women a year are told they may have a cervical abnormality that might require treatment. Read more Cervical cancer prevention week

A liver is not just for Christmas

By Paul Gimson, Director for Wales

At this time of year many people’s thoughts, my own included, turn to personal health & fitness, and resolving how to improve it over the forthcoming year. Many of us would have made New Year’s resolution after the overindulgence of Christmas and see the new year as an opportunity for self-improvement. A tempting concept can be that of liver detox, which usually involves some sort of enforced regime of abstinence, dieting and sometimes even taking miracle cures that claim to purge the body of all of evil toxins. Read more A liver is not just for Christmas