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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 and denial. For cost, perhaps this kit could be sold at an economical rate. For pain, it would be unavoidable, but we should enunciate on the benefits of early detection and screening. Some women may also be in denial if they have family members wit...
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