This coming Mother's Day will mark a decade since Jade's death, but sadly 'the Jade Goody effect
' has long since worn off.
Georgina discussed the 'Jade Goody effect
' that saw floods of women getting a smear test after her death.
The test around five to carry "Sadly it is the case that the 'Jade Goody effect
' has long worn off and it was unfortunately short lived.
"The Jade Goody effect
is gone" - experts warn lives could be lost as cervical cancer screenings plunge
According to charity, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, the 'Jade Goody effect
has long gone,' and many women are now choosing not to attend the screenings that save an estimated 2,000 lives each year.
More women were seen to make their smear test appointments after Goody's passing, but nine years on a cervical cancer charity boss warned "The Jade Goody effect
has long gone".
This reverses a falling trend since 2009/10, when the percentage up to date peaked at 74%, most likely due to the Jade Goody effect
, following publicity around her illness and death from cervical cancer on March 22, 2009.
The 2009/10 figure was boosted by the so-called Jade Goody effect
after the reality star died of cervical cancer.
THE life-saving "Jade Goody effect
" - which saw a huge increase in cervical cancer screenings - has waned dramatically, say worried health chiefs.
It is one reason why the Jade Goody effect
- which saw more women opting for screening for the first time in years following the Big Brother star's cancer death - is in retreat.
MORE than one in three girls do not know the causes of cervical cancer despite the "Jade Goody effect
", a new poll suggests.
"It is important to note that a one-off smear test is not the answer and regular screening is the most effective way of detecting pre-cancerous changes in the cervix." And Dr Bailey added: "The Jade Goody effect
will hopefully bring it home to women just how important this test can be." Among the mourners at Jade's funeral last weekend were many fans from South Wales, including 25-year-old Gemma Collard-Rees, from Barry.