This month we celebrate Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. We take a closer look at what cervical cancer is, the symptoms, what is involved during a cervical screening and why attending these appointments is so important.


In England, there is no national screening programme for leukaemia. Yet diagnosing leukaemia in its earliest stages can improve the outcome for patients. This means that it’s important to get tested as soon as possible if you suspect you may have leukaemia.


There is no national lymphoma screening programme in the UK. Yet diagnosing lymphoma in its earliest stages is key to curing it. This means that it’s important to get tested as soon as possible if you suspect you may have lymphoma.


Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer in the UK. Compared to other types of cancer, skin cancer is diagnosed unusually early.


Breast screening aims to detect breast cancer early and save lives. It can find breast cancer when the cancer is too small to discover in a physical examination.