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

Jun 25, 2020 ... A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix ...

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.

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/4267-pap-smear

Jan 14, 2021 ... A Pap smear (also called a Pap test) screens for cervical cancer. The test checks for abnormal cells in the cervix that are cancerous or have the ...

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

Jan 31, 2019 ... An HPV test looks for HPV in cervical cells. Learn when ... Pap tests (or Pap smears) look for cancers and precancers in the cervix. Precancers ...

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

Aug 9, 2017 ... A pap smear is done to look for changes in cervical cells before they turn into cancer. If you have cancer, finding it early on gives you the best ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003911.htm

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 ...

medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/pap-smear

Jul 31, 2020 ... A Pap smear is a test for women that can help find or prevent cervical cancer. During the procedure, cells are collected from the cervix, which is ...

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 ...

choosingwiselycanada.org/pap-tests

A Pap test is a test of cells of the cervix. The cervix is the opening between the vagina and the uterus. The Pap test looks for cells that are not normal and can ...