Cervical Cancer/HPV Resources

Curriculum for Providers

CDC’s New 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.

American Cancer Society Resources

Cancer.org landing page for Cervical cancer (http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/index)

  • Cervical Cancer Prevention & Early Detection
  • Cervical Cancer Treatment & Support
  • Cervical Cancer Research
  • Cervical Cancer Survivor Stories
  • Cervical Cancer Online Support Communities
  • Cervical Cancer in the News

ACS resources available online at cancer.org:

The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable landing page

5 Questions with HPV Researcher Rebecca Perkins, MD

Social Media Resources:

  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Social Media Toolkit – January 2016 –This toolkit is designed to help public health professionals understand the functions and benefits of social media, establish a Cervical Cancer Awareness Month social media strategy, manage social media accounts, implement Facebook and Twitter best practices, disseminate Cervical Cancer Awareness Month messaging, and evaluate social media efforts. In addition to these tips and sample messaging, the toolkit also includes an image bank of royalty free images for use in digital messaging.
  • The Minnesota Department of Health has a social media toolkit for teen vaccination.
  • The Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition has created a social media toolkit based on the President’s Cancer Panel’s HPV vaccine uptake report.
  • HPV Vaccine Myth Busting for Health Care Providers Social Media Toolkit – This toolkit is designed to help public health professionals establish a “Myth Busting” social media strategy to encourage providers to effectively talk to parents and adolescents about the HPV vaccine.

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)

#PreventCancerTogether Thunderclap Campaign

Thunderclap is a social media tool that allows supporters to sign up in advance to share a unified message at a specific time via their individual Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr accounts. On January 18th, Thunderclap will release the message on the timelines of all those that signed up, thus creating a social media Thunderclap of support. Lend your social support by signing up now at: http://thndr.me/T6ScZN

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