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Fewer women are going for their first smear test

Screening offered to women from age of 25

Fewer women on the Isle of Man are coming forward for their first ever smear test, according to a health expert.

Michele Moroney is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Noble's Hospital.

Women from the age of 25 are invited to go in for cervical screening, to check for abnormalities, which could cause certain types of cancer.

Mrs Moroney though says fewer women are taking the step:

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