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Here is where you'll find all the latest updates from The Eve Appeal; from research updates within the national media, to awareness and fundraising examples of our amazing supporters, both in national and regional media.

50% Of Men Don’t Know Where The Vagina Is, According To UK Study

With the seeming endless amount of sex advice out there in books, articles, and on the Internet, you would think that "know where the vagina is" would be near the top of the advice list for heterosexual men. Conducted by The Eve Appeal, a survey of 2,000 adults in the United Kingdom revealed that 50% of men couldn't identify the vagina on an anatomical diagram.

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Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: one in two men can’t find the vagina

Survey results show shockingly low levels of awareness about the symptoms of gynaecological cancer among both men and women.

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Half of men cannot label where the vagina is on a picture of the female body: One in six know nothing about gynaecological issues.

For too many men, women’s bodies are still a taboo subject, ‘shrouded in mystery’. Half of those surveyed said they would not be comfortable discussing gynaecological issues with a female partner.

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Half of men don’t know where the vagina is according to a new survey.

Today in slightly worrying news for our current sexual education curriculum, a poll has found that half of men can’t point to where the vagina is on a human body.

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Daily Mail: Woman diagnosed with womb cancer saved by her desire to have a baby

Vaishali Bamania, of Preston, was diagnosed after years of irregular periods - here she shares her story for Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month

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FemaleFirst: 8 Ways To Support A Partner Through A Gynae Cancer Diagnosis

Ask Eve's gynae cancer nurse, Tracie, explains to Female First some of the ways in which you can support a partner or loved one who has been diagnosed with gynae cancer.

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Daily Express: Vulval cancer symptoms – Seven signs YOU be suffering from cancer of the vulva

Vulval cancer affects more than 1,300 people in the UK every year, but few people know the symptoms of the condition or what the risk factors of the conditions are; with The Eve Appeal quoted in reference to their study which highlighted women were unable to label a vulva on an anatomical diagram.

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The Independent: Gynaecological cancers – the diseases affecting women which come with easily mistakable symptoms

Ask Eve's Information Officer, Karen Hobbs shares her experience of being diagnosed with cervical cancer at 24; whilst Ask Eve Information Nurse, Tracie Miles talks to The Independent about how a diagnosis is made and how it can be difficult due to the vague symptoms and associations with other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome.

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Woman&Home: New hopes for early testing of women’s cancers

Eve Appeal researchers are close to creating the first ever early warning system for four women cancers, as part of their research programme FORECEE.

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The Evening Standard: London doctors on brink of creating first early warning system for four women’s cancers

Eve researchers from University College London featured on the front-page, as they revealed that their research programme FORECEE could develop one test for four cancers.

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