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www.dignityhealth.org/conditions-and-treatments/womens-services/gynecology/paptest

A “Pap test,” or “Pap smear,” is a screening test for cervical cancer. Your doctor takes a sample of cervical cells during a pelvic exam by inserting a swab through  ...

www.stonybrookmedicine.edu/stonybrookgynob/services/abnormal-pap-smears

A Pap test, or Pap smear, is part of a woman's annual wellness exam. The Pap test involves extracting a small sample of cells from the cervix. These cells are ...

www.uptodate.com/contents/cervical-cancer-screening-beyond-the-basics

Oct 19, 2020 ... There are two types of screening test for cervical cancer: ○The Papanicolaou or " Pap" test (sometimes called a "Pap smear"). ○The human ....

www.labcorp.com/help/patient-test-info/pap-smear-pap-test

A Pap smear (Pap test) is primarily a screening test for cervical cancer. It is used to detect abnormal or potentially abnormal cells from the vagina and the cervix, ...

www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/you-may-not-need-a-pap-smear

A number of health organizations have revised screening guidelines for cervical cancer. It's based on evidence that annual Pap smears do not catch more…

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.healthunit.com/pap-smears

Jan 8, 2013 ... A pap test involves a physical examination using a device called a speculum. The speculum is inserted into the vagina so that the cervix can be ...

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

A pap smear, also known as a pap test, is a screening test that checks for cervical cancer. It is the best method of finding cervical cancer in its earliest stages ...

nyulangone.org/conditions/abnormal-pap-test-results/types

Doctors at NYU Langone recommend regular Pap testing—a screening test for cervical cancer—for women 21 to 65 years old. The test is performed during a ...