oa Modern Medicine - Screening for cervical cancer: the role of the Pap test
|Article Title||Screening for cervical cancer: the role of the Pap test|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Gynaecology, University of Texas System Cancer Centre and Anderson Hospital and Tumour Institute, USA|
|Publication Date||Sep 1987|
|Pages||45 - 52|
|Keyword(s)||Cervical cancer, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Oncology, Pap smear, Pathology and Screening|
The primary purpose of the Pap test is to screen asymptomatic patients for evidence of preinvasive cervical neoplasia, Colposcopically directed biopsy is the method of choice to evaluate the abnormal Pap smear.
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