Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

A primer on HPV

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nicole Gottlieb
Publisher: 
BenchMarks
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides a brief guide to HPV (human papillomavirus), including transmission, incidence, treatment, and its connection to genital warts and cancer.

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What every woman should know about cervical cancer and the human papilloma virus

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
American Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Presents an overview of the symptoms and treatment option of HPV (human papillomavirus), as well as its link to cervical cancer.

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Cancers: actions I can take to reduce my risks of developing cancer (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
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Online
Author: 
Aluki Rojas
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes breast cancer, cervical cancer, and lung cancer, in Inuktitut. Discusses causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of the three cancers listed above.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894396383

Cervical cancer screening: what Vietnamese women should know (Vietnamese)

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Vietnamese
Translated Title: 
Ung Thu Co Tu Cung: Nhung Dieu Phu Nu Viet Nam Nen Biet
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Online
Publisher: 
National Cancer Institute
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides information, in Vietnamese, about the importance of Pap tests to detect cervical cancer.

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Cancer facts: what women can do

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English
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Paper
Online
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Canadian Cancer Society
Publisher: 
Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women, screening tests and how to reduce the risk of cancer.

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Ontario Cervical Screening Program

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
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Clinical or health care services

Seeks to reduce the incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer by implementing a comprehensive cervical screening program for all Ontario women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-971-9800
Email Address: 
cervicalscreen@cancercare.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-971-6888
Street Address: 
620 University Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2L7

Facilitators and barriers to cervical cancer screening among Chinese Canadian women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
T.G. Hislop
M. Deschamps
C. Teh
C. Jackson
S-P. Tu
Y. Yasui
S.M. Schwartz
A. Kuniyuki
V. Taylor
Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recommends continuing education about Pap testing for physicians serving underscreened Chinese women, and the development of linguistically appropriate educational materials.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 00084263
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care services and Pap testing behavior for Chinese women in British Columbia

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English
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Paper
Author: 
T. Gregory Hislop
Kelsey M. Inrig
Chris D. Bajdik
Michele Deschamps
Shin-Ping Tu
Victoria M. Taylor
Publisher: 
Journal of Immigrant Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Nowell, MA

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.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.H57 2003
ISSN 10964045

Cervical cancer & Pap smears

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English
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Online
Author: 
National Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines how effective treatments exist for pre-cancerous conditions and cervical cancer diagnosed at an early stage.

Abnormal Pap tests: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

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.

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