Cervical cancer screening
Screening in women older than 75
GUIDELINE UPDATES - This guideline was last updated 7/1/2022
Within the renewed NCSP, women aged 75 years and older are eligible to undergo a cervical screening test if they have never participated in screening or have not had a screening test in the past 5 years.
|REC6.24: Women aged 75 years or older who request screening|
Women who are 75 years or older who have never had a cervical screening test, or have not had one in the previous five years, may request a test and can be screened. The sample can be clinician-collected or self-collected, according to the woman’s choice.
REC6.2 Clinician-collected cervical screening samples
Note: recommendation numbering changed Feb 2021, this was previously REC 6.18
- Standing Committee on Screening. National Cervical Screening Policy March 2016.; 2016 Available from: http://wiki.cancer.org.au/australia/Guidelines:Cervical_cancer/Prevention/Draft_NCSP_Policy.
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