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can a pap smear diagnose uterine cancer? can uterine cancer show up on a pap smear test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Pap smear may pick up endometrial cancer, but it will miss more than it will pick up. Pap is far more useful for detecting cancer of the uterine cervix.
Answered on Mar 3, 2013

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