Our expert says:
It is true that pap smears are not 100% accurate. What you have read refers to a cancerous lesion on the cervix where the cells are so distorted that they 'appear'normal. If this were the case, there would be an obvious growth on the cervix.
The non-squamous cancers are much much rarer than the squamous ones and, because they are in the cervical canal , may be missed with a pap smear, though often some of the cells are picked up.
The chances of these situations is very small.
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