Did you know that 6 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every week in Scotland? It's the most common cancer in women aged 25 to 35. A smear is the best way to protect yourself from the disease. Your smear test can pick up changes to your cells which, if left untreated, could turn into cancer.

All women in Scotland aged 25 to 49 are invited for a smear test every 3 years, while women aged 50 to 64 are invited every 5 years.

Watch this short video explaining why you should take up your invitation to be tested:

Find out more on NHS Inform: Cervical Screening.

Posted: 9 March 2017

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