The Australian Government has updated the cervical cancer screening program for women. Cancer Council’s leading experts have come together to explain what this means for you.
If you still have questions, you can call Cancer Council on 13 11 20 and speak to one of our specially trained health professionals for free.
You can also visit the government’s Cancer Screening website.
When will the program change, and why?
What is HPV?
Why test for HPV?
What about non-HPV related cervical cancers?
How is the new test different to a Pap smear test?
Who should have a HPV test?
What if I have symptoms?
What does the test cost?
Useful links and information
Why don’t I need a Cervical Screening Test?
What if I’ve had an abnormal result before?
How will I know when it’s time to start getting screened?
I’m vaccinated – do I still need to do the test when I turn 25?