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www.geisinger.org/health-and-wellness/wellness-articles/2020/01/02/20/50/5-things-to-know-about-pap-smears

Jan 2, 2020 ... A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a screening performed in your doctor's office (typically by a gynecologist, but nurse practitioners and ...

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.fortishealthcare.com/india/key-medical-procedures/pap-smear-52

The Pap smear test enables the physician to make an intervention and thereby helps in curing cervical cancer, if detected at an early stage. This test may also ...

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

A Pap test is the most common test used to look for early changes in cells that can lead to cervical cancer. This test is also called a Pap smear. It involves ...

www.pandiahealth.com/what-happens-during-a-pap-smear

5 days ago ... What about HPV? The main purpose of a pap smear is to test for cervical cancer or cancer cells in women. However, it can also detect the ...

labtestsonline.org/tests/pap-smear

May 29, 2019 ... A Pap smear (Pap test) screens for cervical cancer. Regular Pap smears can detect precancerous cells so they can be treated before cervical ...

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.choosingwisely.org/patient-resources/pap-tests

A Pap test is a test of cells in 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 ...

kidshealth.org/en/teens/pap-smears.html

What Is a Pap Smear? A Pap smear (or Pap test) is a medical test that helps doctors figure out if there are any problems with a girl's cervix (the lower part of the ...

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.