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www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/pap-smear/about/pac-20394841

Jun 25, 2020 ... A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix ...

www.healthline.com/health/pap-smear

A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a routine screening procedure for cervical cancer. It's recommended once every three years for women starting at age 21, ...

www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/pap-hpv-tests

Jan 31, 2019 ... Pap tests (or Pap smears) look for cancers and precancers in the cervix. Precancers are cell changes that can be caused by the human ...

www.webmd.com/women/guide/pap-smear

Jun 25, 2020 ... A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is an exam a doctor uses to test for cervical cancer in women. It can also reveal changes in your cervical ...

www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/basic_info/screening.htm

The Pap test (or Pap smear) looks for precancers, cell changes on the cervix that might become cervical cancer if they are not treated appropriately. · The HPV test  ....

www.cancer.gov/publications/dictionaries/cancer-terms/def/pap-smear

Pap smear. Listen to pronunciation. (pap smeer). A procedure in which a small brush or spatula ...

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 ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003911.htm

The Pap test checks for cervical cancer. Cells scraped from the opening of the cervix are examined under a microscope. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus ...

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Jul 31, 2020 ... A Pap smear is a test for women that can help find or prevent cervical cancer. During the procedure, cells are collected from the cervix, which is ...

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 ...