What is it about?

Screening for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is now the primary test for cervical screening in England, Wales and Scotland. Cervical screening for those individuals with a cervix, routinely occurs every 3 years for those aged 25-49 (24½ in England) and every 5 years for those aged 50-64. Cervical cancer is preventable and curable, primary HPV screening can detect early changes in cervical cells allowing for effective monitoring and treatment.

Featured Image

Read the Original

This page is a summary of: Understanding HPV and cervical screening, Practice Nursing, January 2022, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/pnur.2022.33.1.14.
You can read the full text:

Read

Contributors

The following have contributed to this page