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Georgios Nicolaou Papanicolaou (1883-1962)

https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347.2020.14.1.112-116

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Abstract

Georgios Nicolau Papanicolaou was a “pioneer’ in the study of the cytological features of the female reproductive system. He became known worldwide due to creation of PAP-test, commonly known as Pap-smear that revolutionized the early detection of cervical cancer. Several hundred million women pass the PAP-test every year, and tens of thousands owe their lives to this outstanding scientist.

About the Author

K. N. Grigorieva
Sechenov University
Russian Federation

Kristina N. Grigoreva - 6th year Student, Faculty of Pediatrics.

62 St. Zemlyanoi Val, Moscow 109004



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Grigorieva K.N. Georgios Nicolaou Papanicolaou (1883-1962). Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2020;14(1):112-116. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.17749/2313-7347.2020.14.1.112-116

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