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Cultural reasons one of the barriers hindering pap smear screening among Malaysian women
 

Cultural reasons one of the barriers hindering pap smear screening among Malaysian women

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Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam said that only 40% of local women undergo the pap smear and urged for more alternative methods for cancer treatment to be researched and proven scientifically. For instance, in Australia, it has been proven that screening for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is significantly better at detecting potential precancerous cells compared to the traditional pap smear.
 
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8 Oct 2017 - General