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Three out of four Galway women eligible for free cervical cancer screening availed of the potentially life saving service in 2014/2015, according to a new report. The county was one in which CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme reported a high uptake rate (75 per cent) among its target population of women aged 25 to 60 years. The objective of the programme for coverage over five years remains at 80 per cent.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has urged Irish women between 25 and 60 years of age to avail of a free smear test from a registered GP or women's health or family planning clinic of their choice. Deputy Mulherin’s comments come at the start of European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Awareness events are taking place nationwide.
This week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention week. Organized by the European Cervical Cancer Association, this Europe-wide event aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and the preventative value of having a regular smear test.
This week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Organised by the European Cervical Cancer Association, this Europe-wide event aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and the preventative value of having a regular smear test.
A dedicated colposcopy unit for women requiring further investigation following a cervical smear test was officially opened at University Hospital Galway at the weekend.
Women’s risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer will be greatly reduced thanks to plans to introduce a vaccination programme for 12-year-old girls next year and to roll out a cervical screening programme nationally.
In conjunction with Cara Iorrais an information evening on BreastCheck and cervical screening will take place in the Broadhaven Bay Hotel on Monday June 15 at 7.30pm.
Last year Cervical Check, part of the National Cancer Screening Service, was launched. This programme entitles all women between the ages of 25 and 60 to a free smear test every three to five years
In support of European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (January 24-30), CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme is encouraging every woman aged 25 to 60 who receives a CervicalCheck invitation to accept it and go for her free smear test.