Cervical cancer: 'I had no symptoms'

UniqueThis 6 Nov 4

Laura Flaherty was diagnosed with cervical cancer after a routine smear test. She then had a hysterectomy at 29 years old.

She spoke to BBC Breakfast after the results of a study that showed the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is cutting cervical cancer by nearly 90%. Cancer Research UK described the findings as "historic" and said it showed the vaccine was saving lives.

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