Australia's new cervical screening program: 6 key questions answered

We talk with pathology expert Dr Annabelle Farnsworth


Australia's new HPV-based cervical cancer screening regime commences today. We ask Dr Annabelle Farnsworth, director of cytopathology at Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, about what to expect.


Can we expect a big launch for the HPV-based cervical screening program?

The Federal Government is not doing a proactive patient recruitment campaign at this point. There will be information for patients, and the government has distributed patient information