Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer: screening hard-to-reach groups

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Eva Grunfeld
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Suggests recruitment strategies for reaching under-screened groups such as elderly, Aboriginal, poor, and immigrant women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Cancer health centre

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides consumer information on breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, lung cancer, and skin cancer. Prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Women's Health.

Gynaecologic Cancer Support Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides support for women with gynaecologic cancer in a warm and understanding environment.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-961-1928
Email Address: 
feedback@wellspring.ca
Fax Number: 
416-961-3721
Street Address: 
c/o Wellspring 81 Wellesley St E
City: 
Tornoto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1H6

Liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Hussein Z. Noorani
Allan Brown
Becky Skidmore
Gavin C.E. Stuart
Publisher: 
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the diagnostic accuracy of detecting precancerous malignant cervical lesions by liquid-based cytology (LBC) and HPV testing, compared to that of Pap smears.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894978072 (print)
ISBN 1894978080 (electronic version)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Composed of five international agencies wishing to prevent cervical cancer worldwide. Works to clarify, promote, and implement strategies for preventing cervical cancer in developing countries.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
206-285-3500
Email Address: 
accp@path.org
Street Address: 
c/o PATH 1455 NW Leary Way
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Masachusetts
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98107

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
818-909-3849
Email Address: 
info@nccc-online.org
Fax Number: 
818-780-8199
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-685-5531
Street Address: 
A7-7247 Hayvenhurst Ave
City: 
Van Nuys
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
91406

Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

Cervical cancer in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maureen Carew
Dena Schanzer
Judy Snider
Laura Villeneuve
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an update on cervical cancer morbidity and mortality among Canadian women. Discusses statistical trends, primary and secondary prevention, treatment, and current research initiatives.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Programmatic guidelines for screening for cancer of the cervix in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides guidelines for cervical cancer screening, including training, maintenance of competence, performance indicators, and screening practices.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662267702
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition position paper on the primary prevention and early detection and screening of breast, ovaria

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English
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Online
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Publisher: 
Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Considers prevention measures relating to 3 types of cancer: cervical, ovarian and breast. Provides recommendations specific to the prevention of women's cancers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CANC.R63 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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