Pap smears are a thing of the past. Since December 2017, the MUCH more effective Cervical Screening Test (CST) has instead become the gold standard in cervical cancer prevention.
Dr Sophie Carter provides an excellent overview of the CST. She explains how its sole purpose is detecting the Human Papilloma Virus (aka HPV), helping prevent cervical cancer from forming.
Sophie also presents us with some striking facts, including how the CST will wipe out the disease within the next decade or so!
Read her blog here.