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Voted 5 star by Macmillan cancer patients and survivors who reviewed it. Approximately 3,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Awareness is on the increase, with many women wanting to arm themselves with accurate cervical health information. This no-nonsense guide gives you clear cervical cancer information, explaining in detail the screening process, why regular cervical health check-ups are important and how to overcome the physical and emotional challenges that cervical cancer can bring. Written by a survivor of cervical cancer, this sensitive book takes women through the entire process: from cervical health check-ups and diagnosis, through to treatment options and aftercare. Practical strategies for supporting relatives are included, together with advice for parents and teachers wanting to talk to young people about the risks. If you have just received a diagnosis of cervical cancer, or you want to know more about gynaecological health, this comprehensive guide will provide you with the clear and sensitive advice you need. Cervical Cancer – The Essential Guide also includes a foreword by Dr Anne Szarewski (Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine).