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What is the purpose of pap smear? Diagnose precancerous conditions?
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Cervical cancer
The pap smear will screen for cervical cancer or pre cancerous conditions.
Most pap smears can be combined with hpv testing which will improve the screening results.

In brief: Cervical cancer
The pap smear will screen for cervical cancer or pre cancerous conditions.
Most pap smears can be combined with hpv testing which will improve the screening results.
Dr. Walter Kobasa
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