It isn’t a fashion faux pas in your Instagram feed — celebrities and women around the world are smearing their lipstick for a good cause.
Cervical cancer, usually linked to serious cases of the HPV virus, is the most common cancer in women under 35 in the UK (eight women are diagnosed every day). It’s the third most common cancer for women worldwide.
In the U.S., more than 12,000 women are diagnosed every year, and more than 4,000 die.
As many as 8 million adult American women haven’t had the necessary checkup in the past five years.
Read more at Mashable
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