Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is preventable. Vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV), as well as regular screening and appropriate follow-up through the Ontario cervical screening program, are essential defenses against this type of cancer.

The Pap test looks for early warning signs of cervical cancer. In Ontario, a Pap test is recommended every three years for:

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This item was last modified on August 11, 2023