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www.hopkinsmedicine.org/signature_obgyn/patient_information/ask_expert/gynecology-q-a/how-often-do-I-need-a-pap-smear.html

A Pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and  ...

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 gathering ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/311995

Feb 18, 2019 ... The Pap smear is a screening tool for detecting cervical cancer cells. It is important for preventing cervical cancer. By diagnosing cancer in its ...

www.medicinenet.com/pap_smear/article.htm

A Pap smear is a test to screen for cervical cancer and precancerous changes in the cervix. Risk factors for an abnormal Pap include HPV, smoking, medications ...

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.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/gynecology/pap_smears.html

The Pap smear (named for Greek doctor George Papanicolaou) tests for cervical cancer. It is a simple test during which your doctor or nurse takes a small ...

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

The Pap test looks for cells that are not normal and can cause cancer of the cervix. This is also called cervical cancer. Most women ages 21 to 65 need regular Pap ...

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

A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It is one form of cervical cancer screening. Some women also have HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) testing .

www.cancercenter.com/diagnosing-cancer/diagnostic-procedures/pap-test-pelvic-exam

Learn more about Pap tests and pelvic exams and how CTCA uses them to detect atypical, precancerous or cancerous gynecologic conditions.

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

6 days ago ... Pap Smear. Pap smears are a lifesaving screening tool for cervical cancer. The test can detect abnormal cells in the cervix before they become ...