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UK cervical cancer screening rates fall to 21-year low

07:34 EST 28 Nov 2018 | Pharmafile

A report by NHS Digital has revealed that cervical cancer screening coverage has fallen to 71.4%, down from 72% in 2017, marking the fourth year of decline in the figures and the lowest point in 21 years.

The figures show that 3.18 million of the total 4.46 million women invited for a screening in the year 2017-2018 were tested, meaning more than a quarter ignored the invitation.

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