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Cervical screening in Australia 2013–2014 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.
12% of women with a negative Pap test in 2013 rescreened earlier than the recommended 2 years
In 2014, for every 1,000 women screened, 8 women had a high-grade abnormality detected by histology
It is estimated that there will be 750 women aged 20–69 diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016
In 2013, of the women sent a 27-month reminder letter by a screening register, 33% rescreened within 3 months
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