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Will the doc do other testing for ovarian and uterine cancer other than pap smear if I have symptoms?

ULTRASOUND, MRI. Ultrasound & MRI can increase diagnostic confidence when symptoms are present. Read more...
Yes. Pap tests are only a screening test for cervical cancer. Unfortunately, there are no screening tests for uterine or ovarian cancer, although research is continuing. However, if you are experiencing symptoms, gynecologists should first perform a pelvic exam. A pelvic ultrasound or endometrial biopsy can also be helpful depending on your symptoms. Discuss options with your doctor. Read more...

Are uterine cancer, endometrial / ovarian cancer, and uterine fibroids/other abnormalities detected through pap smear other than cervical cancer?

no. A pap smear is rather limited to assessing the cells of the external cervix for signs of transformation toward cancer.The other problems mentioned are not assessed with this test. Other studies such as endometrial biopsy, ultrasound, abdominal ct or diagnostic laporoscopy are needed to assess the other items. Read more...