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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 20 and 70. This includes women who have been immunised against HPV. This test detects abnormal cells which, if left untreated, could become cervical cancer. Very often these cells are made abnormal by a human papillomavirus (HPV) which is a sexually transmitted virus. Regular tests and treatment reduces the likelihood of this sort of cancer by around 90%. 

For more information about cervical smear tests click on the link to the National Screening Unit website http://www.nsu.govt.nz/current-nsu-programmes/national-cervical-screening-programme.aspx

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    (09) 520 5526

  • Fax

    (09) 522 1537

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102 Great South Road
Epsom
Auckland 1051

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Street Address

102 Great South Road
Epsom
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

PO Box 74312
Greenlane
Auckland 1546

This page was last updated at 9:27AM on April 16, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Epsom Medical Centre.