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Eastbourne woman's family calls for smear test age to be lower than 25

The family of a woman who died of cervical cancer four months after she was married have called for the age at which women have routine smear tests on the NHS to be lowered.

Dawn Weston, from Eastbourne in East Sussex, was 24 when she was told she was too young for a smear test, which is only offered to women over the age of 25.

Lynda Hardy spoke to widower Dan Weston, Mrs Weston's father David Hughes, and Jessica Kirby, from Cancer Research UK.

  • 13 Aug 2014
  • From the section Sussex
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