DNA Test Beats Pap Smear in Cervical Cancer Detection, Study Finds

Miranda Curlutu remembers the first time she went to the doctor's office for a Pap smear. "The first time I went, I cried," says Curlutu. "I was so nervous, and the doctor wasn't very comforting about the situation. I actually brought my mom, but … I still cried." Cervical cancer screening through Pap smears conducted for years during annual pelvic exams have been the standard screening approach for detecting early phases of the disease. For some women, however, the annual exam may one...Full Story
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