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

Jun 25, 2020 ... 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 ...

uihc.org/health-topics/what-pap-smear

A Pap smear or Pap test is a screening test for cervical cancer. It is named after Georgios Papanikolaou, the doctor who determined its use in detecting early ...

www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/diagnosing-cancer/tests-and-procedures/pap-test

Net Podcast: Pap Test–What to Expect, adapted from this content. ... This site uses tracking technologies through the use of permanent cookies and web ... Some of the cells colle...

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A Pap smear is performed by opening the vaginal canal with a speculum and collecting cells at the outer opening of the cervix at the transformation zone ( where ...

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.emedicinehealth.com/pap_smear/article_em.htm

A Pap smear can detect certain viral infections such as human papillomavirus ( HPV), which is known to cause cervical cancer. Early treatment of precancerous ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470165

In the 1940s, cervical cancer was a principal cause of death for women of childbearing age in the United States. Dr. George Papanicolaou was a Greek ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/screening-tests/pap-test.html

Jan 3, 2020 ... The Pap test is the main screening test for cervical cancer and pre-cancerous ... By continuing to browse this site, you are accepting our terms of use, ... The Pa...

ntmconline.net/how-to-prepare-for-a-pap-smear

Dec 17, 2019 ... As a woman, you are usually advised to get a few routine tests, including one to test for cervical cancer called a Pap Test. Click to learn about ...

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 ...