Cervical screening is the process of detecting and removing abnormal tissue or cells in the cervix before cervical cancer develops. Cervical cancer screening is essential in prevention from the cervical cancer or any other related health issue.
Types of screening
- Conventional cytology
- Liquid-based monolayer cytology
- Human papillomavirus testing
What is a pap smear?
Pap smear refers to a screening test in which the cells of the cervix are scraped and assessed by using a microscope.