Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer of the cervix (Italian)

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Italian
Translated Title: 
Virus del papilloma umano (HPV) e cancro della cervice
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Cervical Screening Program
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes, in Italian, HPV and its link to cervical cancer. Includes information on treatment options and ways to reduce risk.

My Pap test is not normal, what does this mean? (Farsi/Persian)

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Farsi/Persian
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Cervical Screening Program
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides very simple and basic information, in Farsi/Persian, on what abnormal Pap test results can mean. Includes contact information for Ontario screening programs.

What your doctor may not tell you about HPV and abnormal Pap smears

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Joel Palefsky
Jody Handley
Publisher: 
Warner Books, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

While the title can be worrying, this book provides useful and clear information on human papilloma virus (HPV), including how to protect yourself and different treatment options available.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0446677876
WGYN.P35 2002 (CWHN Offices)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the human papillomavirus, including the symptoms and health risks associated with infection. Provides links to other organizations and phone lines.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662391640
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Series: It's Your Health

Pap smears: a resource guide for Manitoba health professionals

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Manitoba Cervical Cancer Screening Program
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides practice guidelines for Pap smear collection and follow-up protocols.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Breast, cervical and lung cancers in Aboriginal women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Fjola Hart-Wasekeesikaw
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Focuses on breast, cervical and lung cancer in Aboriginal women and looks at what research should be focusing on in the future.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.H37 1995

Abnormal results

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Alberta Cervical Cancer Screening Program
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Briefly explains what an abnormal Pap test result can mean, and what treatment options are available.

Alberta Cervical Cancer Screening Program

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
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Clinical or health care services

Works to improve prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. It is intended to enhance and strengthen the cervical screening services already available to Alberta women ages 18-69 years. Works with doctors and labs to send Pap test results directly to women and reminds women when their next Pap test is overdue. Also provides a follow-up reminder system to physicians.

Contact Info
Fax Number: 
888-944-3388
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-727-3926 (Alberta)
Street Address: 
2202 2nd Street SW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2S 3C1

Colposcopy Unit

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-480-6720
Fax Number: 
416-480-6762
Street Address: 
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre B Wing, 6th Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
2075 Bayview Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4N 3M5

Cancer of the uterine cervix

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English
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Online
Author: 
Eliane Duarte-Franco
Eduardo L. Franco
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Reviews the incidence rates and rates of mortality from cervical cancer in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14726874
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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