Open Access Editorial

Menstrual Smear can be Used to Screen for Endometrial Pathology

Petrikovsky BM*

Professor and former Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nassau University Medical Center, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 25, 2019  Published Date: October 03, 2019


It is well-known, that the PAP smear in its various modifications is currently the gold standard of cervical cancer prevention and treatment worldwide [1-3]. It is less well-known, however, that the original paper by Traut and Papanicolaou was entitled, “Cancer of the uterus: The vaginal smear in its diagnosis” [4].

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