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Winton 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

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394 Great North Road
Winton
Southland 9720

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Street Address

394 Great North Road
Winton
Southland 9720

Postal Address

PO Box 44
Winton 9741

This page was last updated at 11:23AM on December 2, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Winton Medical Centre.