Preventing cancer

Cervical screening

This video explains what you can expect to happen during cervical screening.

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Media last reviewed: 29/09/2016

Next review due: 29/09/2019

HPV vaccine

Why it's recommended teenage girls have the HPV (cervical cancer) vaccine.

Stop smoking

Help with quitting, including what your GP can do, local services and nicotine replacement therapies.

Lung cancer: are you at risk?

People at risk of lung cancer include smokers, passive smokers and those with radon in their homes.

Drinking and alcohol

Practical tips to help you cut down, how alcohol affects your health, and understanding units.

Breast cancer awareness

Not all breast changes mean you have breast cancer, but it's important to know what symptoms to be aware of.

Sunscreen and sun safety

Protect your skin against sun damage (including sunbeds) and reduce your risk of skin cancer.

Benefits of exercise

Find out why 150 minutes of physical activity every week can greatly improve your health.

Call your GP today

If you've been coughing for 3 weeks or more, tell your doctor. Call your GP today