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Cervical Cancer Screening with the HPV Test and the Pap Test in Women Ages 30 and Older

When to Get Tested and How to Make Sense of Your Test Results

If you are 30 years or older and…

  • your Pap test is normal
  • your HPV test is negative

…you can wait 5 years before being tested again for cervical cancer!

If you have had a Pap test and HPV test, this booklet will answer your questions about:

Getting abnormal results does not mean that you have cervical cancer now. For specific questions about your test results, talk to your doctor.

 
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