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About Your Smear Test

Author: Irish Cervical Screening Programme



What is cervical screening?
What is a cervical smear test?
Who should have a cervical smear test?
Why should women have this test?
When is the best time to have your cervical smear test?
How is cervical smear test done?
What if I've had a hysterectomy?
Where can I have a cervical smear test?
What happens after I have my test?
How often will i be offered the test?
How do I get my result?
I'm afraid of what the result might mean?
What if my smear test is not normal?
What are the symptoms of cancer of the cervix?
How can I reduce my risk of getting cervical cancer?


About your smear test leaflet by the Irish Cervical Screening Programme

Format Download
Keywords cervical cancer, cervical screening
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification cervical cancer
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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