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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.
DNA samples collected from tampons may help detect endometrial cancer

DNA samples collected from tampons may help detect endometrial cancer

New nine-valent HPV vaccine has potential to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates

New nine-valent HPV vaccine has potential to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates

Tissue and cell diagnostics market reaches $7.7 billion in 2014

Tissue and cell diagnostics market reaches $7.7 billion in 2014

New guidance recommends use of primary HPV test for cervical cancer screening

New guidance recommends use of primary HPV test for cervical cancer screening

Photoacoustic imaging has potential to be used as noninvasive method to detect cervical cancer

Photoacoustic imaging has potential to be used as noninvasive method to detect cervical cancer

Primary care providers recommend LDCT screening for high-risk lung cancer patients

Primary care providers recommend LDCT screening for high-risk lung cancer patients

Concise analysis of global disposable gloves market

Concise analysis of global disposable gloves market

Viewpoints: Battle for Medicaid; GOP's report on enrollment off base; need for kidney donations

Viewpoints: Battle for Medicaid; GOP's report on enrollment off base; need for kidney donations

Cancer Council Queensland welcomes proposed changes to cervical screening program

Cancer Council Queensland welcomes proposed changes to cervical screening program

College of American Pathologists and ASC sign MOU to advance delivery of cytopathology services

College of American Pathologists and ASC sign MOU to advance delivery of cytopathology services

Women need to participate in regular screenings to reduce cancer risk, improve survival

Women need to participate in regular screenings to reduce cancer risk, improve survival

More men contract chlamydia in Australia, finds new study

More men contract chlamydia in Australia, finds new study

Plasma thermogram can serve as an indicator of cervical cancer

Plasma thermogram can serve as an indicator of cervical cancer

Medicaid expansion an unsettled issue for some states

Medicaid expansion an unsettled issue for some states

Study: STD clinics could be a great place to offer cervical cancer screening

Study: STD clinics could be a great place to offer cervical cancer screening

Early detection methods can help cure cervical cancer

Early detection methods can help cure cervical cancer

SLU assistant professor receives grant to identify policies that improve health of African-American men

SLU assistant professor receives grant to identify policies that improve health of African-American men

Women's health care proves challenging for VA system

Women's health care proves challenging for VA system

Study: Self-collection of genital samples for HPV testing helps in early detection of cervical cancer

Study: Self-collection of genital samples for HPV testing helps in early detection of cervical cancer

New screening method detects ovarian cancer by examining neighboring cells

New screening method detects ovarian cancer by examining neighboring cells