Although the 28-year-old said that the procedure was preventative, she told listeners: "Go to the doctors and get a pap smear. I know so many of my friends that put them off. It’s a really common thing and easily treated."
“If you don’t catch it at this stage it can advance to scarier things.
Frost's message comes as the government transitions to a new regimen for cervical screening. Currently women aged 18-70, who are sexually active are encouraged to have a pap smear every two years.
However, from May 2017, the system will change (thanks to updated medical advice) and women aged 25-74 to undergo an HPV test (which detected the virus that causes cervical cancer) every five years.
In other words, the good news is that you'll only have to be tested every five years. But the bad news? HPV tests still involve a pap smear! For more information about the new test, visit Cancer Screening.