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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.
Genomic DNA provides clues to new advances in cancer diagnostics

Genomic DNA provides clues to new advances in cancer diagnostics

Investigational drug may help prevent recurrence of ovarian cancer

Investigational drug may help prevent recurrence of ovarian cancer

Who would have thought we needed to study men for a cancer that targets women?

Who would have thought we needed to study men for a cancer that targets women?

Prostate screenings could be used to encourage colon checks

Prostate screenings could be used to encourage colon checks

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

Pap smear has become an annual screening rite among American women

Pap smear has become an annual screening rite among American women

Can vegetables could help to prevent cervical cancer?

Can vegetables could help to prevent cervical cancer?

Screening tests find colorectal cancer in its earliest stages when it can be treated more successfully

Screening tests find colorectal cancer in its earliest stages when it can be treated more successfully

Researchers attack cervical cancer

Researchers attack cervical cancer

Elderly women with cervical cancer face double jeopardy

Elderly women with cervical cancer face double jeopardy

Speculoscopy directly after a Pap smear may detect more cervical lesions than the Pap test alone

Speculoscopy directly after a Pap smear may detect more cervical lesions than the Pap test alone

Vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, sprouts or cauliflower could help in the fight against cancer

Vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, sprouts or cauliflower could help in the fight against cancer

Regular smear tests rather than colposcopy is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical lesions

Regular smear tests rather than colposcopy is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical lesions

Women still not checking for breast cancer

Women still not checking for breast cancer

National clinical trial on early detection of ovarian cancer available at Massey

National clinical trial on early detection of ovarian cancer available at Massey

Outreach boosts disease prevention at U.S./Mexico border

Outreach boosts disease prevention at U.S./Mexico border

American women having unnecessary PAP smears

American women having unnecessary PAP smears

Joint initiative to tackle cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Joint initiative to tackle cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Women are not checking for colon cancer

Women are not checking for colon cancer

Cervical Dysplasia treatment linked to water breaking too early

Cervical Dysplasia treatment linked to water breaking too early