Understanding Pap Tests -- What They Mean, What To Do
Provides the facts about an important diagnostic and preventive tool, and motivates women to follow through on abnormal Pap results. Explains in reader-friendly terms the various causes of a "positive" Pap test, including infections and dysplasia. Reviews biopsy and colposcopy; treatment methods, including cryotherapy; and ways to reduce risk of dysplasia and cancer. Includes a follow-up appointment card women can complete with their care provider. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"