Australia's new cervical screening program kicks off today—here's what you need to know

Q&A

Australia's new HPV-based cervical cancer screening regime commences today. We ask Dr Annabel 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