In the News

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.

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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NetDoctor: The female cancers you might not have heard of

NetDoctor spoke with Ask Eve gynaecological cancer nurse specialist, Tracie Miles, who shared the five she wishes you knew about gynaecological cancers, as well as answering some common questions she's often asked.

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Huffington Post: Womb cancer – The fourth most common cancer among UK women

The Huffington Post puts a spotlight on womb cancer, one of the lesser-known gynaecological cancers utilising information from The Eve Appeal; encouraging women to be aware of the associated signs and symptoms.

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GoodHousekeeping: Regular blood tests could spot ovarian cancer early

New research, co-funded by The Eve Appeal might help women at high-risk of developing ovarian cancer. Having a blood test every four months could help women at high-risk of ovarian cancer because doctors would identify tumours earlier.

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Daily Mail: Blood test spots ovarian cancer

Check every four months for women who are at high risk of ovarian cancer can detect nine in ten cases according to latest research from University College London as part of the UK Familial Ovarian Cancer Screening Study (UK FOCSS)

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BBC News: Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early

A blood test every four months could help women at high-risk of ovarian cancer find tumours early, following the publication of the results of the UK FOCSS study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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‘Stop ignoring the clitoris’: Making sex education about pleasure

More women are watching porn and sending sexts than ever before, yet few can distinguish their vagina from their vulva, or know where their clitoris is.

Ignorance about female genitalia is so widespread that almost half of women cannot label their vagina on an anatomical diagram. Sixty per cent of women do not know where their vulva is, according to research from gynaecological cancer charity The Eve Appeal.

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