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The Pap (Papanicolaou) test

The Pap test is the main screening test for cervical cancer and
pre-cancerous changes. ... results. The Pap (Papanicolaou) test. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/moreinformation/cervicalcancerpreventionandearlydetection/cervical-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-pap-test

Work-up of abnormal Pap test results

If your Pap test results are abnormal, your doctor may recommend testing again
(with the Pap test and/or the HPV test), colposcopy, or a loop ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/moreinformation/cervicalcancerpreventionandearlydetection/cervical-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-abn-pap-work-up

Can cervical cancer be prevented?

... turn into invasive cancer. The Pap test (or Pap smear) and the human
papilloma virus (HPV) test are used for this. If a pre ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-prevention

Is a Pap test necessary every year?

... The American Cancer Society. Is a Pap test necessary every year? ... (Screening
with the Pap test alone every 3 years is still acceptable.). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/03/14/is-a-pap-test-necessary-every-year.aspx

Can cancer of the cervix be prevented?

... into cancer. The Pap test (Pap smear) and the human papilloma virus
(HPV) test are the tests used for this.. Most cervical ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/overviewguide/cervical-cancer-overview-prevention

Do women who have been vaccinated against HPV still need ...

... Next Topic. Can cervical cancer be prevented without a HPV vaccine? Do
women who have been vaccinated against HPV still need Pap tests? Yes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/humanpapillomavirusandhpvvaccinesfaq/hpv-faq-vaccine-and-pap-testing

What women should know about cervical cancer and the ...

... 6 Will a Pap test tell me if I have HPV? A Pap test cannot tell you if you have
or had HPV. ... just like getting a Pap test.” What do I do if I have had ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-043803.pdf

What Women Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the ...

Get answers to questions about preventing cervix cancer or finding it early,
Pap tests, the human papilloma virus (HPV), and HPV tests. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/what-women-should-know-about-cervix-cancer-and-hpv1

Chronological History of ACS Recommendations for the Early ...

... Test. Age. Frequency. Pre 1980. Pap test. Not specified. As part of a regular
check-up. 1980 - 1987. Pap test. 20 and over; under 20 if sexually active ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/chronological-history-of-acs-recommendations