We will be spending the next month talking all things womb cancer related and trying to raise as much awareness as we can.
Sadly, as a tiny organisation with no advertising budget or paid staff or media contacts or celebrity followers we don’t get seen or heard in the mainstream media but that doesn’t stop us shouting from the roof tops and making a lot of “social media” noise.
Why do not more women know about it? How many of them are at risk of getting diagnosed yet are unaware of it? How many already have the typical symptoms but don’t realise that they may already have it?
Go into any GP surgery waiting room in the UK and I bet you won’t find any information on womb cancer – unless one of my lovely #PeachSisters has left some of our awareness leaflets there.
Do you know that almost 15,000 of them have gone out around the country in the past 8 years? Not only are they in GP waiting rooms but also in libraries, gyms, café’s – even the ladies loo in a nightclub.
Womb cancer needs more attention & we will continue to shout about it for as long as we need to because it is a cancer that can affect women of all shapes & sizes. All women need to know about it and know about the risk factors and the signs and symptoms to be aware of.
So I hope that you will do your bit this September & help #GiveWombCancerAVoice.