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The Pap test, also called a Pap smear, checks for changes in the cells of your cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that opens into the vagina (birth canal). The Pap test can tell if you have an infection, abnormal (unhealthy) cervical cells, or cervical cancer.
Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Australia will soon become the first country to eradicate cervical cancer

Australia will soon become the first country to eradicate cervical cancer

Study: Annual wellness visits improve delivery of preventive services in elderly population

Study: Annual wellness visits improve delivery of preventive services in elderly population

Screening for HPV could replace routine Pap smears

Screening for HPV could replace routine Pap smears

Comprehensive analysis informs new recommendation for national cervical cancer screening

Comprehensive analysis informs new recommendation for national cervical cancer screening

UC Davis expert explains about surge in HPV-related throat cancer

UC Davis expert explains about surge in HPV-related throat cancer

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

Older women undergoing mammography may have increased awareness to other preventive tests

Older women undergoing mammography may have increased awareness to other preventive tests

UD researchers examine connection between DNA replication in HPV and cancer

UD researchers examine connection between DNA replication in HPV and cancer

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

HPV testing more sensitive than Pap smear for detecting cervical cancer

HPV testing more sensitive than Pap smear for detecting cervical cancer

Non-invasive diagnostic tool developed for early detection of ovarian cancer

Non-invasive diagnostic tool developed for early detection of ovarian cancer

Five important things everyone should know about cervical cancer

Five important things everyone should know about cervical cancer

For some refugees, women’s health care is a culture shock

For some refugees, women’s health care is a culture shock

For some refugees, women’s health care is a culture shock

For some refugees, women’s health care is a culture shock

Prevention experts propose easing advice on number of cervical cancer screenings

Prevention experts propose easing advice on number of cervical cancer screenings

Alternative options could improve cervical cancer screening rate among transgender men, study shows

Alternative options could improve cervical cancer screening rate among transgender men, study shows

HPV testing leads to faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer

HPV testing leads to faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer

Duke University researchers develop handheld device for easier cervical cancer screening

Duke University researchers develop handheld device for easier cervical cancer screening

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening

Researchers explore factors that influence patient's intent to get colorectal cancer screening