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Pap smear screening

All women in Helsinki ages 25-65 receive invitations to Pap smear screening tests at five-year intervals. The invitations are delivered by mail to home addresses. The screenings are free of charge.

Pap smear screening tests are used to detect cervical cancer at an early stage. The tests can also be used to detect many treatable inflammations and viral diseases.


Ages 25 - 65

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish

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Social Services and Health Care Division

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