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2022 Sep

J Family Med Prim Care



Primary screening of cervical cancer by Pap smear in women of reproductive age group.


Mishra R, Bisht D, Gupta M
J Family Med Prim Care. 2022 Sep; 11(9):5327-5331.
PMID: 36505559.


Cancer cervix is a major health problem responsible for causing a higher mortality rate in women worldwide; the exponential increase in such cases can be reduced by early screening of women. The cytology-based cervical screening had a higher success rate in reducing the incidence of cervical cancer. The present study aimed to evaluate the use of Pap smear screening to find cytological abnormalities and precancerous lesions.