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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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3 Walsh Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin
Otago 9016

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3 Walsh Street
North Dunedin
Dunedin
Otago 9016

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Student Health
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054

This page was last updated at 12:36PM on October 3, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Otago University Student Health.