18:04 8th February 2018 | Common Cancer
PIn 1920, George Papanicolaou, a Greek doctor, developed the Pap test together with Romanian doctor, Aurel Babeş.
What is a Pap test?
A Pap test – also known as a Pap smear or smear test – is a procedure that doctors use to test for cervical cancer in women. Women aged 30 to 65 should undergo one every three to five years.
It is one of the most essential screenings for women because cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women.
07:38 2nd February 2018 | LBC
Cytopathology, a branch of pathology, deals with manifestations of disease at the cellular level.
Liquid-based cytology is a method of preparing samples for examination in cytopathology.
Liquid-based cytology is an alternative to the Pap test (smear test). Both form part of a cervical cancer screening that can also include an HPV test and physical pelvis examination.
The goal of a cervical screening is tocheck for abnormal cervical cells that ...
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