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Ask the Specialist

Our "Ask the Specialist" service enables you put your questions on any aspect of breast and gynaecological cancers to our medical experts.⠀⠀

Below is one of the questions we received and the feedback from our medical expert.⠀⠀


"Can a pregnant woman get a cervical screening test done?

Answer by Dr Adeola Olaitan. Consultant Gynae-Oncologist, University College London Hospital (UCLH) and CancerAware Medical Expert.

"Yes, a smear test can be done during pregnancy. However, it can be uncomfortable and quite difficult in advanced pregnancy and under those circumstances, is best left until after the baby is delivered."

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