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Cervical Cancer

03 November 2011

DIY test for cervical cancer

A do-it-yourself test could help identify women at risk for cervical cancer who don't have easy or regular access to Pap smear tests, scientists said.

A do-it-yourself test could help identify women at risk for cervical cancer who don't have easy or regular access to Pap smear tests, scientists said.

Cervical cancer is more common and more deadly in those countries because it is often detected late.

Deaths rising

 

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