First report: self-collected HPV swab reveals cancer

Women who have sex with women may underestimate their risk, gynaecologists say

The first Australian report of cervical adenocarcinoma identified following a self-collected HPV vaginal swab underlines the importance of closing the knowledge gap about the risk of HPV in women who have sex with women, gynaecologists say.

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Everyone with a cervix needs to undergo screening but there is still ignorance about this among patients and clinicians, they suggest in an article in the MJA.

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