How the Potentially-Breakthrough PapGene Test Works

As Martha Kempner reported this week: “In what could be a major breakthrough, researchers developed a test—similar to the Pap Test—that was able to find ovarian and uterine cancer cells in cervical fluid. Though it is years from the market it has the potential to save thousands of lives.” Here is an overview of the PapGene test, developed by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers.