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Pelvic exam for cervical cancer

Pelvic exam for cervical cancer

During a pelvic exam for cervical cancer, your doctor manually examines the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and rectum.

What is a pelvic exam?

During a pelvic exam the doctor will manually examine the abdomen and pelvic area for any nodules or bumps, which are explored in greater detail with imaging technology.