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Doctors: Pap remains best test for cervical cancer

There's more news on cancer screening tests - this time for women. Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it's only needed once every three years. But they say there is not enough evidence yet to back testing for HPV, the virus that causes the disease.


First Pap test can be delayed

First Pap test can be delayed

New guidelines say women can wait until age 21 for initial test to screen for cervical cancer.


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