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Pap Tests (AAFP)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Tests
Article Type: Advice
Language: Lower Literacy, Lower Literacy Spanish, Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Academy of Family Physicians
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 08/05/2022
It’s important for women to get regular Pap tests, which check for abnormal cells in the cervix that might lead to cervical cancer. But many teenage girls and some women have the test when they don’t need it. Here’s why.
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