The test is aimed at the one in four women across the region who have not had a cervical smear
test in the last five years.
I'm a 36-year-old man and every few years my wife gets invited for a cervical smear
test and my mum also goes for breast screening.
It is very important to attend for a cervical smear
test when you are invited as early detection and treatment can prevent seven out of 10 cervical cancers.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new website and social media campaign will help encourage women to have regular cervical smear
tests and mammograms.
FROM 2018, women will begin having cervical smear
tests at 25, rather than the current starting age of 20.
One in five women in Wales are putting themselves at risk of life-threatening cancer by failing to attend cervical smear
screening, a cancer charity has warned.
One in five women in Wales are putting themselves at risk of cancer by failing to attend cervical smear
screening, a charity has warned.
METHOD OF ANALYSIS: 200-500 cells /sample were identified as per the features given below and observed for various nuclear variants in urine and cervical smear
The SA Department of Health (DoH)'s current national screening policy, introduced in 2001, offers women a free cervical smear
at 30, 40 and 50 years of age.
After being refused a cervical smear
test at 18 due to her age, the young mother returned two years later to be told she had cervical cancer.
There are currently 32 modules available, including specific clinical procedures such as how to administer an injection, insert a nasogastric tube, venous cannulation, cervical smear
and perform both male and female catheterisations.
Furthermore, three quarters of the 373 women who died from cervical cancer had not had a cervical smear
in the recommended time frame.