Most women diagnosed with cervical cancer haven't had regular Pap tests - also known as Pap smears.
Pap tests. A little awkward for a lot of peace of mind.
How to mentally prepare for a Pap test
Did you know that around 90% of cervical cancers can be prevented with regular Pap tests?
But fear and embarrassment mean many women avoid having them.
Here, Sophie takes us on her Pap test journey to reveal what really happens and help you prepare.
'It's just like going to the dentist, except it's down there ... and there aren't any teeth.'
Update your contact details
When you are overdue for a Pap test, the Pap test Registry will send you a reminder letter. To update your contact details, visit the Registry website or call 03 9250 0399.
Continuing professional development workshops for nurse cervical screening providers
PapScreen delivers professional development workshops for nurse cervical screening providers each year. In 2017 we will again feature a number of specialist speakers offering the most up-to-date information on cervical cancer, screening, HPV, and topics relating to general women's health. Find out more
New campaign busts myths around cervical screening in LGBTIQ community
Melbourne ‘Driving You Homo' JOY FM radio presenters, Dee Mason and Lisa Daniel, have proven to have faces for radio and the screen in a new campaign to empower LGBTIQ people with a cervix to have regular cervical screening. Find out more
Important information in your language
It's important for all women, no matter where they come from or which language they speak, to have regular Pap tests. Read our information about cervical screening in your native language.