One in 10 plan to put off Pap smear

In May 2014 an expert panel recommended moving from the traditional two-yearly Pap test to a five-yearly primary HPV DNA test as part of the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) renewal.

Experts are now concerned women mistakenly think undergoing the HPV test will be more comfortable than taking a sample for a Pap smear.

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