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Check out the 'small c' blog below for news and updates of our campaigns and activities across north and east London.

Further updates on the work of UCLH Cancer Collaborative are available on our cancer blog.

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Cervical screening saves lives says new campaign

13 March 2019 Cervical cancer

A new campaign has launched to raise awareness of the risks of cervical cancer and highlight the benefits of screening, reminding women that cervical screening can stop cancer before it starts. The Public Health England campaign, which launched on 5 March, encourages all women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letters, and if they missed previous invites, to book an appointment at their GP practice.

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

22 January 2019 Get Involved | Cervical cancer

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week we’re supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust to help raise awareness of cervical cancer Prevention.

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Get involved with cancer - watch our short film

30 October 2018 Information | Get Involved

UCLH Cancer Collaborative has launched a new three minute film encouraging people affected by cancer to join its Patient and Carer Network.

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Ovarian cancer pilot NHS surveillance service for women with faulty BRCA gene

03 September 2018 Information

UCLH Cancer Collaborative has launched a pilot NHS surveillance service for women who carry a faulty BRCA gene that greatly increases their odds of ovarian cancer.

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Be Clear on Cancer: Bladder and Kidney Awareness Campaign

16 August 2018 Be clear on cancer | Information

Every year over 19,000 new cases of bladder and kidney cancer are diagnosed in England and the latest ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign on detecting these cancers early.

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Why spotting cancer early is important

Early diagnosis of cancer can lead to treatment that can save lives. Cancer that’s diagnosed at an early stage, before it has spread is more likely to be treated successfully. Find out more about spotting cancer early here.

Cancer screening saves lives

Taking advantage of regular cancer screening programmes available to you can significantly improve the chances of catching any cancers in their early, and therefore more easily treatable, stages. There are three types of cancer screening for adults in England, breast, bowel and cervical. Find out more here.

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