What you should know about Pap tests
A Pap test is a simple, painless test to check for any abnormal cells on a woman's cervix.
A Pap test is done in a doctor's office. It takes only a few seconds. The doctor uses a tiny brush to wipe some cells off the cervix. The cells are put on a slide and sent to a lab where they are checked.
Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts covers the following services regarding Pap tests:
The American Cancer Society makes the following cervical cancer screening recommendations to women:
Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts offers free pelvic exams and Pap tests to women age 25 and older. To see if you qualify for these free tests call 1-800-511-2300 Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. We speak English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and Vietnamese.
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