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.
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A new campaign launched by Cancer Council Victoria with Gina Liano, is working to correct the myths around cervical cancer and screening for mature women. Find out more
Nurse Cervical Screening Provider Awards
Do you know a nurse cervical screening provider who deserves to win an award for their outstanding service? Here's your opportunity to recognise a colleague for their contribution to women's health. 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.
Update your clinic details
Please support us by providing or updating your clinic's details, to make sure every Victorian woman has accurate information about where they can access Pap tests. If you have any problems updating your details, or don't have your clinic ID code, please contact Harriet on 03 9514 6424 or firstname.lastname@example.org