Cancer

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    Ignore the tabloids: abnormal smear test results are not a “cancer scare”

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Scarlett Moffatt attends the Ru Paul's Drag Race UK Launch on September 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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    Scarlett Moffatt’s abnormal smear results underline how vital it is we all get tested

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    We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

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“How it feels to be planning a wedding while my mum recovers from cancer”

“What if my mum isn’t here for my wedding?”

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg had the most epic comeback to a man who criticised her

Nobody puts people in their place quite like the 86-year-old supreme court justice.

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“Cancer, the gym and me: how an unexpected diagnosis inspired me to get strong”

“Without a strong mind, I can’t work on my body. Remember that you are in charge of you,” says Kris Hallenga.

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Ovarian cancer diagnosis is being described as a 'postcode lottery'

Here, Stylist speaks with gynaecology expert Adeola Olaitan about what can be done to change this.

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New technology could eliminate racial disparity in breast cancer screening

Currently, more black women die of breast cancer than white women

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Woman, 35, writes her own obituary before dying of cancer

Bailey Jean Matheson pens moving tribute to loved ones

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Davina McCall emotionally recalls losing her sister to lung cancer

“I slept on her floor next to her bed holding her hand. And I could hear her breathing. I closed my eyes and I heard her breathing differently.”

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson reveal how they beat cancer together

Four years after she learned she had breast cancer, Rita Wilson has revealed what she told her husband about her diagnosis.

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Why women need to start being bloody difficult about their health

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body

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Everything you need to know about DIY smear tests

NHS England is making at-home smear test kits available to some women later this year. Here are all the key facts.

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6 women in their 20s who survived ovarian cancer tell us about their experiences

Do you know the four main symptoms?

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Lauren Mahon encourages us to make every second count

The podcast host and cancer survivor is the definition of someone who has prevailed in the face of adversity

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Make-up isn’t trivial. For these 4 women, it was life-changing

An acid attack survivor, a trans activist, a woman who escaped domestic abuse and a cancer patient discuss the healing power of beauty products

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Catastrophe’s Rob Delaney opens up about his first Christmas without his son

The actor’s two-year-old son Henry died earlier this year after spending half his life battling a cancerous brain tumour

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Kylie Minogue wants people to stop asking when she’ll have kids

As Kylie Minogue confirms she will perform at Glastonbury Festival, we remember one of her most powerful moments.

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What happened when we tried the latest breast checking tool

This groundbreaking feature could save your life

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“How I regained my confidence after going through a mastectomy and chemotherapy”

Anita lost her right breast - and all her body hair - after being diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer

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What it's like to rediscover sex after having chemotherapy for breast cancer

This is what it's like to date again after having cancer.

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Why this pioneering breast cancer researcher is Stylist’s Woman of the Week

In conversation with Dr Rachael Natrajan of the Institute of Cancer Research.

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How Marcia Cross turned her anal cancer diagnosis into something beautiful

“I am ecstatically alive,” writes the Desperate Housewives actress.

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