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Lumsden Medical Centre

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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 25 and 69. 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

Contact Details

  • Phone

    (03) 248 7146

  • Fax

    (03) 248 7746

  • Healthlink EDI

    lumsdenl

  • Website

58 Garden Street
Lumsden
Southland 9730

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Street Address

58 Garden Street
Lumsden
Southland 9730

Postal Address

PO Box 20
Lumsden 9742

This page was last updated at 1:50PM on April 20, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Lumsden Medical Centre.