As part of an awareness campaign for cervical cancer, pharmacy chain Dis-Chem is offering a discount on a large discount on pap smears and prostate cancer screenings.
The screenings could normally cost up to R800, but Dis-Chem is making them available for a limited time, for only R120 at their in-store wellness clinics.
Dis-Chem clinics manager Lizeth Kruger says these are very crucial tests but often affordability becomes a big challenge for many.
It is very crucial to do the screening to pick if there's any risk or abnormalities. If you pick it up early, you can treat it without any delays— Lizeth Kruger, Manager - Dis-Chem clinics
Dis-Chem offers the pap smear in partnership with Lancet Laboratories and Kruger says the response has been really good.
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