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Move over Pap test, there is a new test in town to help prevent cervical cancer.

Move over Pap test, there is a new test in town to help prevent cervical cancer. A ritual most women over the age of 13 have endured is the PAP test, which tests the cells of the cervix to rule out cervical cancer. The PAP test has been thought to have saved thousands of lives over the years. If you had seen the Showtime series Masters of Sex, which was about William Masters and his quest to better understand female sexuality, they had made mention of the fight in the 1950’s to recognize the PAP smear as a potential lifesaving Read More »