How Dr. George Papanicolaou inspires google doodle and medical innovation today

george papanicolaou

Yesterday Google honored the memory of Dr. George Papanicolaou (his 136th birthday) with a venerable Google-Doodle.  Papanicolaou was a pioneer in cancer cytology and the developer of the Papanicolaou test, now known as the “pap smear,” which allows early detection of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer deaths in women prior to […]