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Nova Scotia to offer at-home HPV testing kits

An at-home HPV test is pictured in the office of Dr. Gina Ogilvie. An at-home HPV test is pictured in the office of Dr. Gina Ogilvie.
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The province says Nova Scotia will soon offer at-home HPV testing kits.

Doctor Robert Grimshaw of the Nova Scotia Health Cervical Cancer Screening Program says tests are expected to roll out in two years.

The move is expected to make testing more accessible for people without primary care physicians.

British Columbia became the first province to offer at-home testing earlier this year.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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