A change in the way women are screened for cervical cancer in Australia is detecting cancer-causing and life-threatening infections sooner, new research has found.

Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia, has revealed that the change has resulted in earlier detection of potential cancer-causing infections. More than 8 per cent of women in the primary screening program tested positive for the cancer-causing HPV, while abnormal cells were detected in a third of women.

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