Cervical Cancer

American Cancer Society: Learn About Cervical Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about cervical cancer, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

American Social Health Association: National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Resource Center - The American Social Health Association (ASHA) created the National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Resource Center to address the lack of nationally available HPV and cervical cancer prevention information and resources. You will find facts about HVP and abnormal Pap test results as well as support group information at this site.

Cancer.Net: Cervical Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation - This organization develops and presents educational programs for women who have or are at risk of developing a gynecologic cancer. Click on publications to view a number of informative brochures. You will require an Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

HealthyNJ: Cervical Cancer - Here you will find links to cervical cancer information as well as links to chat rooms, message groups and sites in New Jersey.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Cervical Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you’ll find information on the diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer.

MedlinePlus: Cervical Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Cervical Cancer Home Page - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

OncoLink: Cervical Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.

Women's Cancer Network - This is an interactive Web site dedicated to informing women around the world about gynecologic cancer.

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Pap Smear - These interactive videos are from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

November 2013