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

Jun 25, 2020 ... Pap test. In a Pap test, your doctor uses a vaginal speculum to hold your vaginal walls apart and to see the cervix. Next, a sample of cells from ...

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

Jan 31, 2019 ... Pap tests (or Pap smears) look for cancers and precancers in the cervix. Precancers are cell changes that can be caused by the human ...

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

Aug 9, 2017 ... 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 changes in your cervical ...

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

Pap test. Papanicolaou test; Pap smear; Cervical cancer screening - Pap test; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia - Pap; CIN - Pap; Precancerous changes of the  ...

www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/pap-smear

More Information. HPV and Pap Testing · HPV and Cancer. Pap test; drawing shows a side view of the female reproductive anatomy during a Pap Enlarge this  ...

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 ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003911.htm

The Pap test checks for cervical cancer. Cells scraped from the opening of the ... at the top of the vagina. This test is sometimes called a Pap smear. Pap smear ...