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Pap Smear Test

on Sunday, 08 April 2012. Posted in Tests For Women, Women's Screening Tests, Women's Health, Must Have Tests Written By: Anusuya Suresh

Learn about the Pap smear test that helps detect presence of cervical cancer

Pap Smear Test

One of the most common types of cancer in women, cervical cancer is easy to detect using a Pap smear. This test also helps to detect the presence of any infection in the uterus or vagina. Unfortunately, not many women in India know about this test; the World Health Organization says that only around 2.6 percent of Indian women in the age group of 18 to 69 years undergo the Pap Smear Test. Here is some information about this important test, all women should have at least once in three years.