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www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/pap-test-papanicolaou-smear

The Pap test (Papanicolaou smear) is an examination that is used to detect cervical cancer and precancerous conditions of the cervix. If a Pap test detects…

hhma.org/blog/pap-smear-guidelines

Pap smears are effective at preventing cervical cancer, but the latest guidelines may not require women to have one every year.

www.mainlinehealth.org/conditions-and-treatments/treatments/pap-smear

Getting regular Pap smear can help early detection of cervical cancer. The Pap, short for Papanicolaou test, is very valuable for the early detection of cancer of the ...

www.mercy.com/health-care-services/primary-care-family-medicine/treatments/pap-smear

A Pap smear, also commonly referred to as a Pap test, is a screening test that is used to diagnose cervical cancer in women. The test will exam your cervix for ...

www.lvhn.org/testing-services/pap-smear

Pap Smear · What is a Pap smear? A Pap smear (also called a Pap test) looks for abnormalities in your cervix. · A powerful cervical cancer screening tool Cervical &n...

www.mercy.net/service/pap-smearsabnormal-pap-smears

Pap tests usually are performed during your annual well-woman exam. Your doctor or health care professional gently scrapes cells from your cervix and examines ...

www.cattco.org/health/services/healthy-living/reproductive-health/testing/breast-exam/pap

What is a Pap smear? The Pap smear (or Pap test) is a test done on your cervix. The cervix is the opening to the uterus or womb. The doctor or nurse uses a ...

www.columbiadoctors.org/condition/abnormal-pap-smear

A Pap smear is a screening test to collect and microscopically examine cells taken from the cervix for the presence of infection, inflammation, abnormal cells, and ...

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

Oct 29, 2020 ... Not long after that, the Pap Smear became the gold standard in cervical cancer screening, and it is still the primary screening tool for cervical ...

www.uabmedicine.org/pap-smear

The Pap smear is a screening test to see if a woman has abnormal cells that may indicate the presence of or be predictive of cervical cancer. With routine Pap ...