Do pap smears help detect ovarian cancer?

Answer No, pap smears cannot detect ovarian cancer. Pap smears can detect cervical cancer. No screening tests are available for ovarian cancer, according to If you are at high risk for ova... Read More »

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Can a complete blood test detect ovarian cancer?

On One Hand: A Blood Count CannotA complete blood test, or complete blood count or blood panel, will not detect ovarian cancer. Stanford University states that complete blood counts can detect cert... Read More »

How to Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer?

All women are at some risk for ovarian cancer and the risks increase with age. The frightening facts are that for the vast majority of cases, no identifiable cause is existing. While there is no wa... Read More »

Do Pap Smears Detect HIV?

A pap smear is a cervical exam that is used to detect viral and cancer-causing infections in women, such as human papillomavirus (HPV). A blood test is required to detect human immunodeficiency vir... Read More »

Do pap smears detect STDs?

A pap test (or pap smear) tests for abnormal cells, specifically those ofcervical cancer and the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). A pap smear does not det... Read More »