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When someone gets tested for cervical cancer.. Is pap a screen or diagnostic test?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Screening test

Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer.
If your papmsear is abnormal then further evaluation would be needed to establish a diagnosis.

In brief: Screening test

Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer.
If your papmsear is abnormal then further evaluation would be needed to establish a diagnosis.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Allen Meek
Radiology

In brief: Screen

A pap smear is a screening test which if abnormal is followed up by a more specific diagnostic test.

In brief: Screen

A pap smear is a screening test which if abnormal is followed up by a more specific diagnostic test.
Dr. Allen Meek
Dr. Allen Meek
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