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An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Summarizes the results of a study that attempted to identify and describe critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver that serve Asian, South Asian, and First Nations women.

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Published: 2001
Current Oncology  
http://www.current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/index

Current Oncology is a Canadian based and internationally distributed journal, representing a multidisciplinary medium encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease. Their website offers such resources as a listing of patient support groups, patient pamphlets as well as current research for those working in the field.

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We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/werewomentoo.pdf

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

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Published: 2003
PEI well women's clinics: a case study of gender specific clinics to increasing screening rates  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/PEI-well-women.pdf

Assesses current barriers to cervical screening; identifies and discusses policy and program implications to increase screening rates focussing on the Clinics as a successful strategy.

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Published: 2001
An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/cervical-cancer-screening.pdf

Study summary. Identifies and describes critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver serving Asian, South Asian and First Nations Women.

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Published: 2000
Ovarian cancer in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/updates/ovar-99_e.html
Provides statistical data on the mortality rates for ovarian cancer in Canada. Also examines risk factors, prevention and screening strategies, and treatment. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Facilitators and barriers to cervical cancer screening among Chinese Canadian women
Recommends continuing education about Pap testing for physicians serving underscreened Chinese women, and the development of linguistically appropriate educational materials.
Published: 2003
Breast cancer in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/updates/breast-99_e.html
Summarizes the incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer in Canada, risk factors, screening programs, and treatment options. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia
Examines and compares Pap testing rates of Chinese women residing in five neighbourhoods of Vancouver and Richmond. States that there are significant differences between neighbourhoods in Pap testing rates.
Published: 2003
Cervical cancer in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/updates/cervix-98_e.html
Provides an update on cervical cancer morbidity and mortality among Canadian women. Discusses statistical trends, primary and secondary prevention, treatment, and current research initiatives. (See Details)
Published: 1998