Pap test being altered to spot more cancers
WASHINGTON -- For years, doctors have lamented that there's no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Yesterday, scientists reported a tantalizing hint that, one day, there might be.
Researchers are trying to retool the Pap, a test for cervical cancer that millions get, so it could spot early signs of other gynecologic cancers, too.
How? It turns out that cells can flake off tumors in...