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Cervical screening in Australia 2010-2011 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.
Only 13% of women with a negative Pap test in 2010 rescreened earlier than recommended
There were 631 new cases diagnosed in 2009, and 152 women died from cervical cancer in 2010
Incidence and mortality were higher in Indigenous women than in non-Indigenous women
Incidence and mortality have both halved since the NCSP was introduced in 1991
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