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§ 5703.102. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: July 1, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 27G. Pennsylvania Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Screening Act
Effective: July 1, 2006
35 P.S. § 5703.102
§ 5703.102. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Clinical breast examination.” A breast examination performed by a health care professional for the purpose of detecting breast cancer.
“Department.” The Department of Health of the Commonwealth.
“Papanicolaou test” or “Pap test.” A microscopic examination of cells scraped from the cervix.
“Pelvic examination.” A physical examination of the uterus, vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder and rectum.
“Program.” The Pennsylvania Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Screening Program established in section 3.1
“Screening mammogram.” A radiologic procedure furnished to an asymptomatic woman for the purpose of early detection of breast cancer. The term includes a physician's interpretation of the results of such procedure.


2005, Nov. 22, P.L. 407, No. 74, § 2, effective July 1, 2006.


35 P.S. § 5703.103.
35 P.S. § 5703.102, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5703.102
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 1. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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