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What is a pap screen?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Pap: Screen test for cervical cancer. Pap is a screen test (never diagnostic for cervical cancer). If pap is abnormal then gyn will do diagnostic testing.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Cancer check: A pap test looks for cervical cancer. The doctor will inserrt a speculum into the vagina to look at the cervix and take a sample of cervical cells to send to the lab.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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