Jade Goody passes away…

…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.

Source

http://omg.yahoo.com/news/british-reality-tv-star-jade-goody-dies-of-cancer/20310

03.22.-jane1

Vaccination to prevent cervical cancer

http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/hpv_vaccine.html http://www.immunisation.nhs.uk/

Mark Boguski, M.D., Ph.D. is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and is a member of the Society for Participatory Medicine, "a movement in which networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health" and in which professional health care providers encourage "empowered patients" and value them as full partners in managing their health and wellness.

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