THE HOUSE OF GEORGE PAPANIKOLAOU

Distance: 0.2 km

George Papanicolaou, the man who “gave life to all the women in the world” –  as reminded  by a commemorative plaque of the Institute of Carcinology which has been renamed to “Georgios Papanicolaou Research Institute of Carcinology” – was born on May 13th 1883 in Kymi, Evia. Papanicolaou test, better known as “Pap test”, constitutes the strongest weapon against cervical cancer. According to statistical measurements Pap test has led to a reduction of up to 70% of these kinds of deaths

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