Upcoming cancer awareness events – March and April 2019

MARCH 2019:

‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’ campaign – Launch 5 March 2019

PHE are launching a new ‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’ campaign on 5th March 2019. The NHS is supporting the campaign which aims to reverse the downward trend in screening coverage, which is now at a 20-year low.

Information on how to get involved and supporting resources can be found on:

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – 1 – 31 March 2019

Information on how to get involved and supporting resources can be found on:

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – 1 – 31 March 2019

Information on how to get involved and supporting resources can be found on:

Brain Tumour Awareness Month – 1 – 31 March 2019

Information on how to raise awareness, get involved in campaigns and supporting resources can be found on:

No Smoking Day – Wednesday 13 March 2019

Smoking is the single largest cause of health inequalities and premature death. It is the biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK and causes at least 15 different types of cancer.

Information on resources and how to support individuals to stop smoking can be found on:

APRIL 2019:

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – 1 – 30 April 2019

Information on how to get involved and supporting resources can be found on: