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Friday 28th October 2016

Smear Test Articles


GPs should give on the spot smear tests

10th June 2014

Think tank calls on GPs to offer women an 'on the spot' smear test to improve their health.

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Call to lower age of cervical smears

1st May 2014

Sister of teenager who died from cervical cancer at 19 campaigns for age of test to be lowered.

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Thousands more women overdue for cervical smear

25th April 2014

Figures show some 360,000 more women are overdue for a cervical smear compared to three years ago.

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Over 50s urged not to skip smear tests

15th January 2014

Cancer Research UK warn women over 50 should not skip their smear tests.

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One in four women miss smear test

7th June 2012

Figures show 40,000 women in Cardiff failed to go for cervical screening in 2010/11.

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Don't miss a smear test

30th April 2012

Many women fail to have cervical screening.

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Researchers find 92% cure rate after smear test diagnosis

2nd March 2012

A Swedish study suggests women diagnosed with cervical cancer after smear test have better chance of being cured.

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Cervical screening embarrassment

21st November 2011

Does cervical screening procedure need to be "painful, uncomfortable and personally threatening"?

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Smear appointment times need improving

15th June 2011

Experts say appointment systems and clinic times should be improved to increase the number of younger women attending smear tests.

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One in five women shun smear test

7th June 2011

NHS figures reveal that a fifth of women in the UK decline the offer of a smear test.

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