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Click the link below to register for the event https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lets-talk-about-cancer-community-engagement-tickets-362524780377 Our community engagement session is about bringing people from low socio-economic background together to talk about cancer. About this event Cancer Education UK is a registered charity that focuses on raising awareness about cancer within the Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority, Refugees and low socioeconomic backgrounds....
Cervical Screening Awareness Week! Hi everyone, hope you’re all well and enjoying life! The 20-26 June marks Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2022. One in three women and people with a cervix do not attend cervical screenings – yet 220,000 people are told they have cervical cell changes after their screening. Join us as we give...
Shield your skin this summer!!! Hello everyone, hope you’re well and enjoying the warm weather! As summer approaches, many are confident that our dark skin will give some natural protection against the bright rays. However, protecting yourself with sunscreen, is essential to prevent skin cancer. Check the products below to help you enjoy the sunny...
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Below are some helpful resources to increase awareness.
Becoming a blood donor ​Giving blood is the most rewarding thing that you can do in your life, to save another person’s life. Yet, blood donations are becoming an urgent priority across the BAME community. ​To get the best treatment, patients need blood that is closely matched to their own. This is most likely to...
How common is cancer among the BAME population? Cancer is common in black, Asian and ethnic minority communities and there are certain types of cancer that make you more at risk. One in four black men is at a higher risk of getting prostate cancer. The risk of black women having breast cancer is also higher...
There are many types of cancer, some of which we hear frequently, while other rare types are not publicised as often. Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of rare cancers affecting the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures and organs. July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and we want to help provide knowledge...
What is cervical screening? A smear test takes less than five minutes. During the cervical screening, a small sample of cells is taken from your cervix for testing. It’s quick and easy and something that is so important for the prevention of cervical cancer. Where can I learn more about screen tests? To learn more...
My name is Bamidele Adenipekun. I’m a 44-year-old author, trauma coach, trauma speaker and single mother of a fabulous daughter living in Swansea. Back track to two decades ago when I was twenty-something, I thought I was too young to have any issues with my breasts which I had started checking regularly as an older...
There is no easy way to receive a cancer diagnosis. It can be overwhelming, scary and may bring up emotions you are not used to feeling. Regardless of whether you are the person receiving the diagnosis or the loved one of someone with cancer, processing and managing your emotions towards cancer can be challenging. Shock...