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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
Pathology 50 years experience
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.

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