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EXCITING NEW RESEARCH FROM HOPKINS …MAKING THE PAP TEST BETTER

good news 2Pap testing is a superb method for screening for cancer of the cervix (the opening of the uterus), but there is potential promise for the pap smear as a screening test for ovarian and uterine cancer, and in a recent scientific article from Johns Hopkins, research have performed initial innovative research showing ‘proof of concept’ that the PAP test can screen for additional cancers.

Althought not ready for a few years, this technique offers great promise and we will keep you posted on the potential uses here, on our website.

Read more here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/health/pap-test-may-prove-useful-at-detecting-more-types-of-cancer-study-suggests.html?hp&_r=0