Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

Sex and punishment : the politics of cervical cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jan Darby
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 



 


Cervical cancer: the facts

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Video
Author: 
Cheryl Adams
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.  

Engaging Seldom or Never Screened Women in Cancer Screening: A Compendium of Pan-Canadian Best and Promising Practices

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English
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Online
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South Riverdale Community Health Centre
Mount Sinai Hospital’s Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre
Toronto Public Health
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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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Notes: 
Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada

The HPV Vaccine: Information for Parents (and others considering it)

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Protection
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
January 2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Plain language guide explaining the HPV Vaccine

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The HPV vaccine, one year later

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 2
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

In June 2007, the Canadian Women's Health Network published the policy paper, "HPV, Vaccines, and Gender: Policy Considerations," to raise questions and concerns about plans to begin mass vaccination programs against infections with some types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) among schoolgirls in Canada. This is a reflection piece written a year later.

Gardasil: What you need to know about the HPV vaccine

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Judy Norsigian
Alicia Priest
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Addresses the questions and concerns regarding the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil.

Say no to the HPV vaccine: but say yes to regular Pap tests

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English
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Online
Author: 
Alicia Priest
Publisher: 
Shared Vision.com
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses the reasons to be weary of the new humanpapillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil and how the number one weapon against cervical cancer is still Pap smear screening.

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Healthy Navajo women: walk in beauty

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English
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Online
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Ramah Band of Navajo Indians and the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
New Mexico

Presents a health promotion video, aimed at American Indian women, to build community awareness of breast and cervical cancer.

Cervical cancer: new technologies offer opportunities for prevention, but women's voices are missing from policies and programs

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English
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Online
Author: 
Robin Barnett
Jean Shoveller
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses policies and issues surrounding HPV testing in Canada.

Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: a chronological perspective

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lisa T. Bryant
Connie W. Lee
Deborah F. Willoughby
Henry B. Hearn IV
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Explores the chronological development of knowledge regarding the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 10980865
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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