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nortonhealthcare.com/services-and-conditions/prevention-and-wellness/mobile-prevention-center/pap-smear

The Pap smear test is to detect precancerous cells in the cervix. A Pap smear involves taking a sample of cells from the cervix. The cells are evaluated in a lab,  ...

www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-screening

The traditional test for early detection has been the Pap test. For women age 30 and over, an HPV test is also recommended. HPV tests can find any of the ...

www.piedmont.org/living-better/women-do-you-know-when-you-need-a-pap-smear

Are you up to speed? “Pap smears are a test for cervical cancer,” says Melissa Counihan, M.D., an obstetrician and gynecologist at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. The ...

campushealth.unc.edu/services/gynecology/annual-exam-and-pap-smear

What is the difference between a Pap smear and an annual exam? ... Are sexually transmitted infection tests or a pregnancy test included in a Pap smear exam?

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/04/30/398872421/the-great-success-and-enduring-dilemma-of-cervical-cancer-screening

Apr 30, 2015 ... The Pap smear has dramatically decreased rates of cervical cancer, but testing too often has a downside, too. Many women say they aren't yet ...

stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-tests/p/pap-smear.html

A pap smear is a test that involves microscopic examination of cells collected from the cervix, used to detect changes that may be cancer or may lead to cancer,  ...

www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/abnormal-pap-smears

Pap smears are screening tests for cervical cancer. During the test, a swab is inserted into the vagina to collect cell samples. More about this condition.

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 ...

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 ...

www.nhlakemanassasobgyn.org/gynecology-services/general-gynecology/what-is-a-pap-smear.aspx

Still, the name Pap smear remains common, while some have started referring to it as a Pap test. “Pap tests can help us identify not only cervical cancer, but the ...