Cervical Cancer Resources

Curriculum for Providers

CDC’s Gynecologic Cancer Curriculum: Intended for primary healthcare professionals, this new program consists of 6 modules that address risk factors, symptoms, prevention strategies, and screening recommendations of gynecologic cancers including cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers.

ACS resources available online at cancer.org:

Clinicians’ Information Sources & Office Educational Material


https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/cancer-control/en/booklets-flyers/printable-cancer-early-detection-wall-chart.pdf – Spanish language resource

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable landing page

5 Questions with HPV Researcher Rebecca Perkins, MD

A new research-tested intervention program from the NIH National Cancer Institute entitled: Making Effective HPV Vaccine Recommendations is designed to promote HPV vaccination. The intervention programmatic materials are available through the program website. A research study was conducted to test the efficacy of the intervention and at posttest, the intervention group had a significantly greater increase in HPV vaccine initiation than the control group. The program’s ultimate focus is to build awareness for Healthcare providers and Behavorial Modification for Healthcare Providers. To read more about this study, click here.

Changing the Doctor – Parent Conversation About HPV:


Social Media Resources:

AAP Social Media Resources:

CDC HPV landing page (http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/) – Lots of great  materials that are broken into 3 areas (For Parents & Public, For Healthcare Professionals, and For Partners & Programs)

Tailored Communication for Cervical Cancer Risk:

The program is designed to increase adherence to recommended follow-up after receiving an abnormal Pap test result. The intervention materials include the following: 1) CATI System Telephone Screen Sample; 2) Cognitive Affective Barriers Assessment; 3) Cognitive Affective Barriers Message Library; and 4) Tailored Telephone Counseling Implementation Manual.  A research study was conducted to test the efficacy of the intervention and at posttest, the intervention group had higher adherence to the recommended follow-up than the comparison groups.

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