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HPV and cervical cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40791
Explains what HPV is, how common genital HPV is, and how people get it. Looks at the link between HPV and cervical cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Pap tests for older women  
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pap-tests-older-women
Provides answers to commonly asked questions from older women about Pap tests and HPV. (See Details)
Published: 2004
What everyone should know about human papillomavirus (HPV): questions and answers  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/std-mts/hpv-vph/hpv-vph-qaqr_e.html
Defines Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Describes how it is transmitted, who is at risk, symptoms, medical effects, how to protect against it, and treatment. Encourages women to get regular PAP tests. (See Details)
Published: 2000, 2006
Cervical cancer: new technologies offer opportunities for prevention, but women's voices are missing from policies and programs  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/cancer/cervical.html
Discusses policies and issues surrounding HPV testing in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Adults' knowledge and behaviors related to human papillomavirus infection  
http://www.jabfp.org/cgi/content/full/17/1/26
Studies adults’ knowledge, risk behaviors, and preference for information about human papillomavirus (HPV). Finds that adults seen in a typical family physician’s office have limited knowledge of HPV. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Human papilloma virus  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/centres/sex/infections/papilloma.html
Describes the symptoms and treatment options of the human papilloma virus (HPV). (See Details)
Published: 2005
Cervical human papillomavirus screening among older women  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol11no11/05-0575.htm
Compares rates of acquisition and clearance of cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) in women 51 years of age with rates in younger women to provide data on cervical screening for women over 50. (See Details)
Published: 2005
A primer on HPV  
http://newscenter.cancer.gov/newscenter/benchmarks-vol2-issue4/page2
Provides a brief guide to HPV (human papillomavirus), including transmission, incidence, treatment, and its connection to genital warts and cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2002
HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer  
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understandingcancer/HPV-vaccine
Provides a graphic-rich tutorial on the HPV vaccine that explains the science behind the development of a new vaccine against high-risk types of human papillomaviruses, which can lead to cervical cancer over time. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Cross sectional study of conventional cervical smear, monolayer cytology, and human papillomavirus DNA testing for cervical canc  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/326/7392/733
Compares the sensitivity, specificity, and interobserver reliability of conventional cervical smear tests, monolayer cytology, and human papillomavirus testing for screening for cervical cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2003