…from metastatic cervical cancer. Sometimes reality is just too real.
Jade Goody — cancer of the cervix
Date of diagnosis: August 2008
Age at time of diagnosis: 27
Died in her sleep on Sunday, March 22, 2009
“Cancer charities said her public battle against the disease, which saw her posing for photos despite losing her hair through chemotherapy, had encouraged thousands of women to seek prevention advice.”
“She has done a great public service by raising awareness of the importance of screening during her last few months of life,” said Harpal Kumar, chief executive of Cancer Research UK.
Vaccination to prevent cervical cancer