DIY cervical cancer test a ‘game changer’
A cervical cancer do-it-yourself test is now available in Australia allowing more women to privately administer their own swabs in a GP clinic.
New self-test makes it easier than ever to screen for cervical cancer.
So how does it work? Australia is the first country to use the new test as part of an organised national program to improve screening rates.
Cervical Cancer Screening Steps Up
Women aged 25-to-74 will be able to collect their own sample to test for the human papillomavirus.