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Greek Doctor George Papanicolaou Saved Countless Lives with Pap Smear

Georgios Papanikolaou, born in Kymi, Euboea in 1883 and the son of a doctor, invented the ‘Pap smear’ in 1943 and has saved the lives of countless women.

Greek National Health Provider Slashes Exams

Greek Primary National Health Network (PEDY) will stop covering several examinations such as Pap test, mammogram and prostate MRI. Many tests that can “predict and prevent” cancer are cut from the list of free tests. These tests will be prescribed by PEDY doctors under...