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MSP supports at-home smear test campaign during cervical cancer prevention week

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This cervical cancer prevention week, MSP for Central Scotland Monica Lennon is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust as they call for action to eliminate the disease in Scotland.

Cervical cancer currently kills two women in the UK every day and the charity is calling for action, innovation, and awareness to help end cervical cancer.

To mark this week, which runs until January 29, the MSP will be chairing the cross-party group for women’s health meeting on cervical cancer prevention on Wednesday, and has invited local campaigner Emma Keyes to speak to politicians and group members.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android Emma Keyes launched a petition to introduce at-home smear tests across Scotland, after being diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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