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Links to trusted information about hysterectomy, including reasons for having a hysterectomy and recovery from hysterectomy.

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The truth hurts: hysterectomy doesn’t cure endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, often leading to pain and infertility. Despite one celeb's hysterectomy for endo at 31, it’s not a cure for endometriosis.

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Living with cervical cancer

If you have been diagnosed with cervical cancer, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Cervical cancer – a personal story

Being diagnosed with cervical cancer can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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Adenomyosis is a condition that affects the uterus and can cause heavy periods. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Breast cancer awareness

Trusted information on breast cancer awareness including what to look out for, identifying changes in your breasts, and links to further help and support.

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What causes ovarian cancer?

Information on what causes Ovarian cancer, risk factors and links to trusted resources.

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Prolapsed uterus

Prolapsed uterus is when your uterus falls downwards towards the vaginal opening. Read more about causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of this condition.

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Vaginal dryness

Trusted information about vaginal dryness, causes and symptoms can be found on this page.

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What causes osteoporosis?

Information on what causes osteoporosis and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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Cervical cancer diagnosis

Trusted information on cervical cancer diagnosis including colposcopy and biopsy examinations, and links to trusted resources

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