Abnormal Pap Smears: What Every Woman Needs to Know
Book by Lynda Rushing, M.D. and Nancy Joste, M.D. about pap smears test results and the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its connection to cervical dysplasia and cancer. Excerpt from the book, ordering information, and profiles of the authors.
About.com: Colposcopy: What Is It?
Describes the procedure used for further evaluation of abnormal pap smear results.
Feminist Women's Health Center: Gynecological Self-Exam
Shows how to do a cervical or vaginal self-exam and identify problems. Also lists benefits of self-exams.
Gynecologic Oncology: All About Pap Tests
Describes the procedure, evaluation process, treatment, and possible errors with the test.
Having a Pelvic Exam and Pap Test
Information from the National Cancer Institute about what to expect. Also includes advice from other women.
MedicineNet: Pam Smear
Doctor written consumer health information, includes what is a pap smear, who should have one, how it is done, treatments for abnormal pap smears and new technologies.
Medinfo: Smear Test (Cervical Smear)
Information from a United Kingdom general practitioner about procedure, results, and follow-up techniques.
The Pap Examination: It Can Save Your Life
Information from the College of American Pathologists about the value of the exam, when to have it, and how to determine if a laboratory is accredited.
eMedicine Health - Pap Smear
Consumer health resource center providing information on pap smears.