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5 things you need to know about Cervical Cancer

January 2018 is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix (lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina) grow out of control. Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain and pain during sexual intercourse/dyspareunia. Below are 5 things you need to know: Caused by HPV Human Papillomavirus

Prevent cancer by doing 12 simple things

  Cancer experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 12-point code aimed at preventing cancer. Recommendations involve behavioural changes and below are their guidelines: 1. Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. 2. Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace. 3. Take action to be a