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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

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74-78 Mangere Road
Otahuhu
Auckland 1062

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74-78 Mangere Road
Otahuhu
Auckland 1062

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Private Bag 93317
Otahuhu
Auckland 1640

This page was last updated at 3:48PM on August 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Otahuhu College Health & Wellness Centre.