Cervical cancer

In New Zealand, about 160 women develop cervical cancer each year – and about 50 die from it.

Accurate and up-to-date information on cervical cancer including risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment can be found on the Te Aho o Te Kahu, Cancer Control Agency website.


Related websites

Time to Screen
Time to Screen is the website of the National Cervical Screening Programme. Find out how regular cervical smears can find cell changes early and reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer.

Cancer Society
The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the country’s largest source of information about cancer and its effects. This website provides information on types of cancer, diagnosis, methods of treatment and advice on living with cancer.

New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Foundation
Information and support for women with gynaecological cancers, including cervical cancer.


Find out more

You can find out more about the HPV immunisation programme and the vaccine at HPV immunisation programme.

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