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www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/pap-smear/about/pac-20394841

Jun 25, 2020 ... A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that's at the top of your vagina. Detecting cervical ...

www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/pap-hpv-tests

Jan 31, 2019 ... A Pap test is a test your doctor or nurse does to check your cervix for any cells that are not normal. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) ...

www.healthline.com/health/pap-smear

A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on your cervix.

www.cancer.gov/types/cervical/understanding-abnormal-hpv-and-pap-test-results

Next Steps after an Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Test: Understanding HPV and ...

www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/screening.htm

The Pap test (or Pap smear) looks for precancers, cell changes on the cervix that might become cervical cancer if they are not treated appropriately. · The HPV test  ....

www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/cancer/cervical-cancer/whats-pap-test

Pap tests, sometimes called Pap smears, are very important tests for finding abnormal cells on your cervix that could lead to cervical cancer. Pap tests find cell ...

www.acog.org/womens-health/faqs/abnormal-cervical-cancer-screening-test-results

The main cause of cervical cancer is infection with HPV. There are many types of HPV. Some types have been linked to cancer of the cervix, vulva, vagina, anus, ...

www.acog.org/womens-health/faqs/cervical-cancer-screening

The cervix is the opening to the uterus and is located at the top of the vagina. Screening includes cervical cytology (also called the Pap test or Pap smear) and,  ...

www.mountsinai.org/health-library/tests/pap-test

The Pap test checks for cervical cancer. Cells scraped from the opening of the cervix are examined under a microscope. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus ( ...

www.webmd.com/women/guide/pap-smear

Aug 9, 2017 ... What Is a Pap Smear? A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is an exam a doctor uses to test for cervical cancer in women. It can also reveal ...