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colposcopy

[kol-pa-skuh-pee] a close examination of the inside of the vagina and the cervix (lower part of the womb) using a colposcope, a lighted magnifying device. See also cervix, vagina.

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

How is cancer of the cervix found?

... year. Some Pap test results mean that you need colposcopy (discussed
below) or other tests. For ... colposcopy. Colposcopy. If ...

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

How is cervical cancer diagnosed?

... actually present. The tests that are used include colposcopy (with biopsy)
and endocervical scraping. If ... Colposcopy. If you have ...

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

Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

... result. If the test finds a high-risk type of HPV, it could mean she will
need a full evaluation with a colposcopy procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003167-pdf.pdf

How is vaginal cancer diagnosed?

... Colposcopy. If certain symptoms suggest cancer or if the Pap test shows
abnormal cells, you will need to have a test called colposcopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vaginalcancer/detailedguide/vaginal-cancer-diagnosis

FDA Approves HPV Test as First Line Screening for Cervical ...

... The FDA recommendation says if the cobas HPV test detects HPV types 16
or 18, women should have another test called a colposcopy, which uses ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/fda-approves-hpv-test-as-first-line-screening-for-cervical-cancer

FDA Approves HPV Test as First Line Screening for Cervical ...

... The FDA recommendation says if the cobas HPV test detects HPV types 16
or 18, women should have another test called a colposcopy, which uses ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/fda-approves-hpv-test-as-first-line-screening-for-cervical-cancer

The HPV DNA test

... If you are, colposcopy would be recommended (colposcopy is discussed
in the section, “Work-up of abnormal Pap test results”). ...

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

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

... has 2 positive HPV tests, or 1 positive test followed by a positive genotyping
test, she will be get more tests (such as a colposcopy and biopsy ...

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

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

... a woman has 2 positive HPV tests, or 1 positive test followed by a positive
genotyping test, she will get more tests (such as a colposcopy and biopsy ...

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