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Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers—having a Cervical Screening Test (formerly Pap Test) is currently the best way to prevent it. Find out more about NSW Cervical Screening Program.

This campaign engages Aboriginal women aged 18-69 to increase awareness of cervical cancer and the importance of Pap tests.

Access the latest reports on cervical screening in NSW.

Find cervical screening resources that are useful for women and health professionals.

As a health professional, you have a critical role in advising women to have Cervical Screening Tests and in providing both the information and the friendly and sensitive environment that will help women understand the need for and effectiveness of screening

Age-specific incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were lower/similar for breast and bowel cancers in younger and higher in older Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal people. All age-specific cervical cancer IRRs were higher for Aboriginal compared with non-Aboriginal people.

Widespread coverage of both human papillomavirus vaccination and cervical screening from 2020 onwards has the potential to avert up to 12·5-13·4 million cervical cancer cases by 2069.

A new website is helping people with intellectual disability get the right support and information to find and prevent cancer.

Australia has one of the lowest incidences of cervical cancer in the world, a result commonly attributed to a screening program that recommends women aged between 25 and 74 years who have ever been sexually active have cervical screening tests every five years.

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers—having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is currently the best way to prevent it. Find out more about NSW Cervical Screening Program.