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Australia is set to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035

Australia is set to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035

Following the success of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program, we are on track to being the first country in the world to achieve this.

New research is being presented at the International Papilloma Virus Conference in Sydney and shows that if vaccination and screening coverage are maintained at their current rates, cervical cancer is likely to be eliminated as a public health issue within 20 years.

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