Optimists believe that even the darkest storm cloud has a silver lining, and it looks like the silver lining that surrounds Jane Goody’s terminal cervical cancer is an increased awareness of the disease. The New Zealand Herald reports that since Goody’s tragic story first hit headlines, cervical cancer screenings have spiked in the UK.
"Jade Goody has done what no public health campaign has been able to do in the past, which is get widespread public attention onto the screening issue," said Dr. Liam Fox, a British lawmaker, to Sky.
And Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, had this to say about Jane Goody: "A lot of people might say ‘Well, it’s better of she did everything in quiet.’ But I think she’s made a decision that she wants the last months of her life to teach people something."
Stats for Using Sympathy for Awareness
Trending: Older & Average
Research: 11,480 clicks in 378 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Using Sympathy For Awareness
Related: 78 examples / 60 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
Comparison Set: 29 similar articles, including: 10 different ways to raise cancer awareness, 40 modern ways to raise cancer awareness, and morbid reality shows.
Using Sympathy for Awareness
More Stats +/-
40 Modern Ways to Raise Cancer Awareness
10 Different Ways To Raise Cancer Awareness
Morbid Reality Shows
Pro-Active Celebs Against Cancer
Uplifting Cancer Fundraisers