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It is important that health care professionals and community organizations working on cervical cancer issues have the most accurate and up-to-date information available. The information listed below is a clearinghouse of the most recent, and scientifically accepted cervical cancer information. Important updates will be highlighted as they develop for clinicians and community agencies.

Clinical Links

bluebulletNational Cancer Institute: Cervical Cancer Treatment Informationwebarrrow: A Physician Data Query (PDQ) cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of cervical cancer. This summary is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board.

bluebulletAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)webarrrow: A summary that provides recommendations and supporting documents from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for cervical cancer screenings.

bluebulletAmerican Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP)webarrrow: The 2006 Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Women with Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and the Management of Women with Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia or Adenocarcinoma in situ were published in the October 2007 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

bluebulletAssociation for Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP)webarrrow: A cervical health resource center for clinicians. ARHP also produces the ARHP Health and Sexuality magazine that covers HPV DNA testing to be used with cervical cancer screening.

bluebulletAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)webarrrow: Cervical cancer screening guidelines 2003. ACOG 2008 screening guidelines for pap tests

bluebulletCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)webarrrow: The March 2007 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on the HPV vaccine recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. 

bluebulletWorld Health Organization (WHO)webarrrow:

bluebulletTrends in Cervical Healthwebarrrow: A newsletter for clinicians that provides new information related to cervical cancer. 

Patient Education

bluebulletCervical Cancer Fact Sheetwebarrrow: Compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides basic information on prevention and screening of cervical cancer.

bluebulletACOG Cervical Cancerwebarrrow : A patient education brochure on cancer of the cervix.

Community-Based Organizations and Coalitions

bluebulletCervical Cancer Fact Sheet and Podcastwebarrrow : Compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides basic information on prevention and screening of cervical cancer.

bluebulletACOG Cervical Cancerwebarrrow : A patient education brochure on cancer of the cervix.

Medical Associations 

bluebulletAmerican Medical Association (AMA)webarrrow : policy statement on the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer prevention.

bluebulletAMA Minority Affairs Consortiumwebarrrow : provides statistical data on cervical cancer screening in the U.S.

bluebulletSociety of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)   webarrrow : The SGO ensures the highest quality of comprehensive clinical care through excellence in education and research in gynecologic cancers. The SGO also addresses common questions regarding the HPV cervical vaccine:

bluebulletCervical Cancer Vaccine - Frequently Asked Questions.

bluebulletTexas Medical Association (TMA)webarrrow : Provides information on TMA’s stance on the use HPV vaccine and education on cervical cancer.

Continuing Education

bluebulletNurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP)webarrrow : Provides continuing education on cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship for nurses.

bluebulletPhysician Oncology Education Program (POEP)webarrrow : Provides continuing education on cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship for physicians.

Texas Department of State Health Services - Breast and Cervical Cancer Services
1100 W. 49th Street • Austin, Texas 78756 • 512-458-7796• 512-458-7203 (Fax)
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Last updated June 15, 2010