Cervical cancer screening is simple, quick and painless.
- Learn about the different types of cervical cancer screenings below. You can find information in the Resources section on where to go to get a screening.
- The Pap Smear
- The most common cervical cancer screening is the Pap smear. The nurse or doctor will do a genital exam to look at the cervix, collect a sample of cells from your cervix, and send it to the laboratory to be examined. Click here to watch a video about the Pap smear.
- Visual Inspection
Visual inspection is another test used to screen for cervical cancer. The doctor or nurse will look for abnormalities after putting vinegar on the cervix. Click here to watch a video about visual inspection.
- The HPV Vaccince
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- . Click here to watch a video about the HPV vaccine.