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© 2019 Program ROSE (Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening)

ROSE FOUNDATION

(A Company Limited By Guarantee)

201901023970 (1333299-V)  

ROSE CERVICAL SCREENING TEST

YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE RISK OF CERVICAL CANCER.
 

The ROSE cervical screening test will only take 5 minutes to complete and it is:

 
 
 
 
 
ONE QUICK SWIPE to detect Human Papillomavirus (HPV),
the main cause of cervical cancer. 
RESULTS SENT TO YOUR MOBILE PHONE WITHIN 3 WEEKS.

Simple and Quick

Effective

Painless

Do It Yourself

You can have the test if you

1. Are aged 30-49 years old

2. Are not pregnant

3. Never had a hysterectomy (your womb is not removed)

4. Do not have heavy menstrual bleeding on day of test

To register for the test and receive results you must bring

1. Mobile phone

2. MyKad

CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE TEST:

UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEST RESULTS

How will I receive my results?
Your results will be sent to you in an SMS text to your mobile phone. You should receive your results within 3 weeks. If you do not receive your results SMS, type "NO RESULTS <IC Number>" and SMS to or call the ROSE hotline at 03-84082211.
What if my test result is negative?
You will receive an SMS stating your cervical screening test result is normal (HPV not detected). This means that your risk of developing serious cell changes in the cervix is extremely low. Please repeat your cervical screening test after 10 years. If you experience any abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge make an appointment to see your doctor or nurse.
What if my test result is positive?
You will receive an SMS stating HPV was detected in your cervical screening test sample. This result does not mean you have cervical cancer. However, you require follow up to check there are no cell changes present in the cervix. Contact the Program ROSE team Mondays to Fridays between 9am-5pm via the phone number sent to you in the SMS for follow-up advice.

What is the difference between the pap smear and

ROSE cervical screening test?

Pap smear

Image of a speculum

  • Speculum required

  • Requires a pelvic examination by a healthcare provider to collect the sample

  • Lab-based examination of abnormal cells under a microscope

  • 15 tests recommended in a lifetime

  • Less sensitive in detecting the risk of cervical cancer

ROSE cervical screening test

Image of a self-swab.

  • Speculum not required

  • Performed by women themselves, using a vaginal self-swab

  • Point-of-care testing and lab based bulk testing of samples

  • 2 tests recommended in a lifetime (at 35 and 45 years old, as recommended by World Health Organization)

  • More sensitive in detecting the risk of cervical cancer

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Have any questions about ROSE cervical screening test?

Learn more about our follow-up treatment.