How Often Should Women Get a Pap Test?
A Pap test, or Pap smear, is a test for women that can help find or prevent cervical cancer. Pap tests, along with HPV (human papillomavirus) testing, are considered cervical cancer screening tests. Cervical cancer screening has been shown to greatly reduce the number of new cervical cancer cases and deaths from the disease. Find out how often women should get a test and what the results mean.