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Screening services

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BreastScreenNT bus - NT.GOV.AU

The BreastScreenNT bus gives free breast screening services to women in regional and remote communities.

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When to have your Cervical Screening Test - Cancer Institute NSW

If its time for your Cervical Screening Test, make an appointment with your doctor, nurse, community health or Aboriginal health worker.

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Get the Text

Get the Text A FREE national SMS reminder service for Australian women More than 70% of cervical cancers occur in women who have not had regular cervical screening

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Screening tests for adults - Lab Tests Online AU

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Do I need to pay for my cervical screen? - Cancer Institute NSW

The costs associated with having a Cervical Screening Test will vary between providers. It is important to ask about costs at the time of booking your appointment.

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Where can I have a Cervical Screening Test?

A list of services in WA that provide cervical screening.

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Where can I have a cervical screen? - Cancer Institute NSW

A Cervical Screening Test can be performed by a variety of providers including a local doctor or nurse. You dont have to visit a gynaecologist or other specialist, and it will only take a few minutes.

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What if I have specific needs? - Cancer Institute NSW

Its important that all women between 25 and 74 years who have ever been sexually active have a Cervical Screening Test every five years. This is the best way to avoid cervical cancer. If you have specific needs there may be a provider who can perform your Cervical Screening Test for you who best suits your requirements.

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Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program

National Cervical Screening Program and National Cancer Screening Register. The Australian Government has accepted the evidence-based Medical Services Advis

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Breast cancer - NT.GOV.AU

Screening tests, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and services for breast cancer.

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