Links to articles about screening services.
Cervical screening test
Pap smears have been replaced by a new cervical screening test to detect human papillomavirus (HPV), helping protect women from cervical cancer.
Essential screening tests for men
Screening tests are health checks that aim to pick up health problems early in people who don't have symptoms of disease.
Screening tests for STIs
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) won't always cause symptoms. If you're sexually active, your doctor might recommend regular STI screening tests.
How to feel calmer when having a cervical screening test
The cervical screening test only takes a few minutes every 5 years, but you may still feel unnerved. Here are ways to feel comfortable at your next test.
A self-test is making cervical screening even easier
A ‘self-collection’ cervical screening test is now available, meaning females have another testing option.
Bowel cancer screening
Bowel cancer screening is important for early detection of bowel cancer. Get the answers to FAQs on screening with faecal occult blood testing (FOBT).
Breast checks to detect breast cancer
Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.
Diabetes screening tests
You can have diabetes without any symptoms at all. If you are at a high risk of diabetes, ask your doctor for a diabetes screening test.
How the HPV vaccine is eliminating cervical cancer in Australia
Australia could be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer, thanks to the free HPV immunisation program and new Cervical Screening Test.