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MOH to introduce cervical cancer early detection kit in Malaysian public hospitals
 

MOH to introduce cervical cancer early detection kit in Malaysian public hospitals

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Although currently available in private hospitals, the Health Ministry has plans to introduce the self-sampling cervical cancer kit to government hospitals by 2017 at a subsidised cost.
 
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21 Dec 2016 - General
 
Women are sometimes afraid to go for Pap smear due to them feeling shy, thus this kit will definitely help them to detect cervical cancer early. We also need to consider other factors which deter women from taking Pap smear tests, such as, cost, pain...
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Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in Malaysia. This is largely because of a lack of awareness among women about how preventable the disease is, as well as the importance of screening in preventing the disease from developin...
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