Smear test plea for women in Milton Keynes as screening attendance falls

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This rises to one in three among 25 to 29-year-olds.

"Therefore, with the pap smear, you are able to detect those early changes, eradicate it and prevent your chance of cervical cancer down the line", Awaida said.

The poll of women aged between 25 and 35 found nearly one third would not go if they had not waxed or shaved their bikini area.

Loose Women presenters Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams have attempted to combat this by sharing their worst/funniest smear stories in a Twitter clip.

A third of women also admitted they would not attend their appointment if they had not waxed or shaved their bikini area.

Another participant, Glaswegian, a 33-year-old woman said: "I didn't know it at the time, but the embarrassment I felt around going for a smear was actually doing my body damage". Across the United Kingdom, one in four eligible women (aged 25-64) do not take up their smear test invitation, this rises to one in three among 25-29 year olds and is even as high as one in two in some areas of the UK.

It is even as high as one in two in some areas of the UK.

A quarter of women across South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset and failed to attend their potentially life-saving cervical cancer screening, according to the region's Clinical Commissioning Groups.

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It's possible for women of all ages to develop cervical cancer, although the condition mainly affects sexually active women aged 30 to 45.

Coverage in women aged 25-49 has dropped to 69% and women aged 50-64 has dropped to 78%.

There's a warning many young women aren't attending smear tests because they're embarrassed.

'It is of further concern that body worries are contributing to non attendance.

'Nurses are professionals who carry out millions of tests every year, they can play a big part in ensuring women are comfortable'.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place this week (January 22 - 28).

The #SmearForSmear campaign aims to remind women that everyone should book their tests - because a minor embarrassment of stripping off in front of a nurse is nothing compared to the reality of becoming ill with cancer. This is a vaccination against the persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection that causes changes to the cervical cells and is responsible for almost all cervical cancers.

"The screening takes just a few minutes to complete and will identify abnormal cells before they become cancerous".

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