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PAP Smear: Additional Sources Of Information

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 13:02

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on Pap smear.

American Cancer Society 
Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345

http://www.cancer.org/

National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Service 
Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER

http://www.nci.nih.gov/

Helpful Web Articles

Pap Smears: What, Who, Why & When

http://www.ascp.org/general/pub_resources/papsmear/questions.asp

Understanding your Pap Smear: Limiting Factors

http://www.ascp.org/general/pub_resources/papsmear/limiting.asp

from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Chicago, Illinois

These two articles from the ASCP give thorough, easy-to-understand coverage of Pap Smears and an explanation of why they are sometimes analyzed inaccurately.

Reproductive System Tests from Women's Health Interactive

http://www.womens-health.com/gyn_health/gyn_tst_pelvic.html

Good, user-friendly information about how the test is performed, and what a girl or woman can do to make it as comfortable and effective as possible.

Nice To Know:

National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign

Sponsored by the American Medical Women's Association, the National Cervical Public Education Campaign is dedicated to providing women with the most current information concerning

  • the relationship between HPV and cervical cancer
  • available treatments for cervical cancer and precancerous conditions of the cervix

The 2000 Campaign has partnered with online services and others to create the first Internet-based cervical cancer public education campaign. The effort aims to reach at least 5,000,000 women with life-saving information they can discuss with their healthcare providers.

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