'The Jade Goody effect is long gone' as cervical screening rates fall to 20-year-low
Women are being called on to have smear tests as screening rates hit a 20-year-low.
One charity has even admitted 'the Jade Goody effect is long gone'.
Latest statistics show attendance of cervical screening in England is the lowest for two decades, having fallen to 72 per cent.
Following the diagnosis of Big Brother star Jade Goody with cervical cancer back in 2008 and her subsequent death at the age of just 27, the charity says an extra 400,000 women went for their screening.
Her openness in fighting the disease which killed her on Mother's Day in March 2009 - leaving behind her young... read more
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