Tag Archives : cancer


Women in Plymouth encouraged to attend for cervical screening

Plymouth City Council is encouraging more women to attend for cervical screening as regular screening offers the best protection against developing cervical cancer. In Plymouth, the number of women aged 25 – 29 and 50 – 64 years old attending screening is decreasing. Cervical screening prevents 75 per cent of cervical cancers from developing, but […]


Racing for Life? Train free with the Council

Thinking of taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life? If so, don’t miss out on some great training sessions organised by our Sports Development Unit to help you get in shape for the charity run. The sessions will cater for women of all running abilities, including complete beginners, so if you’ve always […]


Libraries team up with Plymouth Community Healthcare to promote Blue September

Plymouth City Council’s library service is supporting the nationwide Blue September health campaign, which aims to raise awareness of male cancers. Men in the UK are 40 per cent more likely to die from any cancer than women. Every year 80,000 men in the UK die from cancer but many cases could be prevented by […]