Sadly there are still women contacting us who have recently been diagnosed who say that they had never heard of womb cancer before so there is still a lot of work to do on the awareness raising side of things and you can rest assured that we will continue to do just that.
I’ve lost count of the number of awareness leaflets that we have sent out across the UK (and beyond) I think it was over 11,000 at the last count and judging by the diminishing pile of leaflets on my bookshelf I will soon have to order some more!
We can’t do the awareness stuff without the help of some wonderful ladies, many of whom have been diagnosed themselves who help get our leaflets into GP surgeries, waiting rooms, libraries etc.
I must also mention the ladies who have been on their local radio and done articles for local papers and helped to raise awareness. Every bit helps to get the word out.
It still mystifies me why womb cancer doesn’t have the same level of awareness as cervical or ovarian cancer, considering that many more women are affected by it but we just have to keep shouting until people start listening.
So in 2018 we will continue to do what we have been doing since we began in 2011 – supporting women who have been diagnosed with womb cancer and raising as much awareness as we can.
Together we can achieve so much so please join us and help #GiveWombCancerAVoice