Cervical cancer awareness campaign launches in Dublin

A campaign to raise awareness about cervical cancer is to be launched later today.

The TELL HER road show will encourage women to learn more about the silent disease which kills 73 women a year in Ireland.

An average of 209 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year.

Virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a virus that 80% of sexually active women become infected with at some point in their lifetime.


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