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Gardasil: What you need to know about the HPV vaccine  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39434
Addresses the questions and concerns regarding the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Abnormal Pap tests: a guide for teens  
http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/abpap.html
Presents information for teens on abnormal Pap tests. Explains what a pap test is, how a pap smear is done, what a pap test result really means, if you need to repeat the test. (See Details)
Published: 1999-2006
Human papillomavirus (HPV)  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/hpv-vph_e.html
Describes the human papillomavirus, including the symptoms and health risks associated with infection. Provides links to other organizations and phone lines. (See Details)
Published: 2004
My Pap test is not normal, what does this mean? (Tamil)  
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/ocsp_tamil_abnormal.pdf
Provides very simple and basic information, in Tamil, on what abnormal Pap test results can mean. Includes contact information for Ontario screening programs. (See Details)
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) at Kanser sa Cervix  
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/ocsp_tagalog_hpv.pdf
Describes, in Tagalog, HPV and its link to cervical cancer. Includes information on treatment options and ways to reduce risk. (See Details)
Cervical cancer & Pap smears  
http://www.nwhn.org/publications/fact_details.php?fid=10
Examines how effective treatments exist for pre-cancerous conditions and cervical cancer diagnosed at an early stage. (See Details)
The HPV Vaccine: Information for Parents (and others considering it)  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/HPV%20Vaccination%20-%20Information%20for%20Parents%20and%20Others.pdf

Plain language guide explaining the HPV Vaccine

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Published: January 2009
Engaging Seldom or Never Screened Women in Cancer Screening: A Compendium of Pan-Canadian Best and Promising Practices  
http://www.srchc.com/downloads/EngagingWomenInCancerScreening.pdf

Compendium which profiles and showcases innovative and successful practices for increasing breast, cervical and colorectal cancer awareness and screening participation among women who are seldom or never screened.

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Published: July 2010
Cervical cancer: the facts  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article explains cervical cancer. identifies theories of what causes it. Provides information about medical research, anatomy of the cervix, the preventative role of pap tests and information on cone biopsy and colposcopy.  

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Published: 1982
Sex and punishment : the politics of cervical cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article maintains that the question of what causes cervical cancer has profound implication for women's health. Discusses the necessary move for medical researchers to broaden their approach to the causation of cervical cancer to take into account the complex social and environmental influences on women's lives. 



 


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Published: 1992