Breaking down language barriers to increase uptake of cancer screening programmes

Screening can prevent or spot cancer early, but language barriers prevent many ethnic minority groups from benefiting fully from screening. We’ve translated cervical and bowel cancer screening videos into Sylheti (Bengali) & Urdu: Would you like to share your thoughts and have the chance to WIN A £50 Amazon voucher? Complete the feedback form in Continue Reading

Go Red!

IT’S HERE! September is Gynae Cancer Awareness Month, and for the second year running the Eve Appeal are asking you to Go Red!⠀Cysters are proud to be supporting this campaign, as only through collective support, sisterhood and community can we truly beat Cancer.⠀All across the world women are going red for all of the wrong Continue Reading

Reproducing weight stigma at the Gynaecologist’s office.

Weight Stigma is defined as bias of discrimination towards individuals who are perceived by others to be overweight or obese.  Having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) I’ve experienced it myself.  Here’s one example.  A few years ago, I attended a Gynaecologist appointment on the 9th floor of the hospital block.  I was feeling very poorly at Continue Reading