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.
Putting cancer on the curriculum will save our daughters’ lives
Eve Appeal CEO Athena Lamnisos talks about the importance of teaching young children about cancer and their bodies in an age-appropriate way, building on her own experiences as a mother.
Two thirds of parents think school children should be taught about the signs of cancer
Two-thirds of parents want teachers to start teaching children about the signs and symptoms of cancer, a study by The Eve Appeal has found.
According to new research, 61 per cent of parents think cancer should be taught in the classroom, with more believing that the children should be encouraged to talk about possible symptoms of cancer.
They want teachers to start sharing that information with year seven pupils during PHSE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education) lessons in a bid to break down any stigma associated with cancer.
Thousands of women could be spared life-changing surgery and given a chance to have children thanks to a new NHS scheme for those at risk of ovarian cancer
Doctors are trialling a new ‘cancer surveillance’ programme which can delay drastic operations for women with a faulty gene.
The NHS is now piloting a new ‘watch and wait’ approach which instead involves taking a blood test every four months. They hope this will allow women to avoid surgery for as long as possible – giving them the chance to have children – while enabling doctors to operate as soon as the blood test shows signs of cancer appearing.
Stylist: This is why people are taking loud lipstick selfies on Instagram
An influx of selfies on your Instagram feed is hardly an unusual occurrence. But you’ll have probably spotted a higher incidence of snaps featuring women – and the odd man – sporting their best Stunna-sponsored pouts recently. And it’s all in aid of raising awareness for an issue that gets swept under the rug far too often. Gynaecological cancers.
Breaking taboos: Michelle Heaton on going through the menopause in her 30s…
The Liberty X singer and mum-of-two chose to have a mastectomy and hysterectomy after testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation - and encourages the nation to GET LIPPY about women's health and the importance of having open and honest conversations with loved ones.
Feel the cancer fear, check your body and speak up to break down taboos and save lives, says comedian Helen Lederer
Eve Appeal and Get Lippy campaign ambassador Helen Lederer is speaking out to raise awareness of ovarian, cervical, womb, vaginal and vulval cancers after losing close family members to other cancers in the past.
Helen is quoted as saying "You shouldn’t be embarrassed – that’s the big message and why I’m getting lippy today. Don’t be shy, it could cost you your life."