What's new in cervical screening?

Revamped NCSP includes self-collection, HPV tests and a traffic-light system for risk

The renewed National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) introduced in December 2017 is expected to lower the incidence of cervical cancer and mortality by at least 30% in Australia.

The new cervical screening test (CST), which has replaced the Pap smear, is backed by strong evidence showing its superior effectiveness in predicting cervical cancer risk.