Definition of 'cervical smear'
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Within a year but at first it's likely to be used alongside cervical smears. The Sun (2010)There is no screening programme for ovarian cancer and it is important to stress that cervical smear tests do not pick it up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was painless - similar to having a cervical smear test. The Sun (2013)But since her death cervical smear tests for young women have increased by 400,000. The Sun (2009)Women who had their last cervical smear with the woman are being offered a repeat test and some extra vaccinations are also being offered. Times, Sunday Times (2011)HPV jabs mean women can forget about cervical smears. The Sun (2009)If you have a cervical smear, your doctor can usually spot abnormal cells long before they turn into cancer. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)MORE than 500 women are being recalled for cervical smear tests after an administration blunder. The Sun (2009)The technique uses microscopic beads that latch on to cancerous tissue in a sample taken from the patient, such as a cervical smear or blood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The checks would begin at age 25, at the same time as cervical smear tests. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Monday Women should be able to receive cervical smear results within a week of testing, ministers have said. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Like cervical smears, it is NOT designed to diagnose cancer. The Sun (2010)C) To arrange to have a cervical smear? Times, Sunday Times (2007)I AGREE with lowering the age for cervical smears but these tests are not the be all and end all. The Sun (2014)
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