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The Well Women’s Clinic includes Pap smear screening, education in breast health and other women’s health issues. Preventative Pap smear screening is a high priority at Southern Forests Medical Centre. In Australia, regular screening saves more than 1,200 women from developing cervical cancer each year. The test detects abnormalities before they develop into cancer and so allows simple management.


Every woman aged between 25 to 69 years who has had intercourse should have a cervical screening (HPV) every five years. First screening should commence about one year after first sexual contact or at the age of 25 years, whichever comes first.


Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and curable of all cancers. Please book an appointment today!

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