News tagged with smear test

GOP: Health test recommendations could affect care

(AP) -- Republicans are seizing on this week's recommendations for fewer Pap smears and mammograms to fuel concern about government-rationed medical care - and to try to chip away support by women for President Barack Obama's ...

Nov 21, 2009
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Should cervical screening stop at age 50?

It is not consistent to stop screening women after age 50 because the risk of cervical cancer - even after several negative smear results - is similar to that at younger ages, concludes a study published on bmj.com today.

Apr 24, 2009
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