Methods of cervical cancer screening can be done by various methods. A Pap smear is the most popular.
Pap smear is taken from the name of a Greek physician, George Nicolas Papanicolaou.
First of all, cervical cells are retrieved slowly using a spatula or other special tools. The cells will then be examined under a microscope to identify cancer cells. This test can only be performed on patients who:
Not having your period
Using douche / apply drugs to the vagina over the past 24 hours
Examination of alternative test methods are Acetic Acid Wash (AAW). In this test tube containing a solution of acetic acid three to five percent, sprayed on the entire surface of the cervix. Then, cervix checked to find whether there are white spots (areas potentially cancerous).