Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix. It is one of a few cancers where screening can detect pre-cancerous lesions.
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.
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.
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Pap smears have been replaced by a new cervical screening test to detect human papillomavirus (HPV), helping protect women from cervical cancer.
Human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus commonly spread through sexual contact, which can cause cervical cancer. But vaccination can prevent it.
A self-test is making cervical screening even easier
A ‘self-collection’ cervical screening test is now available, meaning females have another testing option.
Counterpart Navigator app
When you have questions about your cancer diagnosis, treatment or life after cancer, the Counterpart Navigator App offers reliable, up-to-date information on topics you may want to know about. Learn more here.
Manage your health in your 40s
Be aware of the health conditions that affect people in their 40s. Learn how to reduce your risks and manage your health at this stage of life.
Cancer is a condition where cells grow and multiply uncontrollably. Read about different types of cancers and their symptoms.
There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.