Cervical Cancer

Quick information handout by the Gyn-onc Health Information Service

 Cervical Cancer (.pdf) 

Websites

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada. Our research dollars are allocated by the National Cancer Institute of Canada.
 Quebec > Cancer Information > Cancer Type > Cervical

Association des obstétriciens et gynécologues du Québec
 Woman's health >Topics of interest >Gynecological cancers >Cervical Cancer

BC Cancer Agency (BCCA)
The BC Cancer Agency's mandate covers the spectrum of cancer care from prevention and screening, to diagnosis, treatment, and through to rehabilitation.
 Health Info > A to Z list of cancers > Cervix 

Women's Health Matters
Women's health experts from Women's College Hospital and the Women's College Research Institute developed this site and play an ongoing role in its expansion and review.
 Health Centres > Cervical Cancer  

National Cancer Institute
 Cancer topics > All cancer types > C > Cervical Cancer
 Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women 
PDQ® (Physician Data Query) summaries for more information about cervical cancer: 
 Cervical Cancer Treatment
 Cervical Cancer Screening
 Cervical Cancer Prevention

American Cancer Society
 Learn about cancer > Select a Cancer Type > Cervical Cancer 

Cancer.Net 
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 Types of Cancer > Cervical Cancer

MedlinePlus
Developed by the National Library of Medicine
 Disorders and Conditions: Cancers > Cervical Cancer
 Medical Encyclopedia > Cervical cancer 

UptoDate (for advanced readers) *Available on-site at the Hospital only*
UpToDate has produced articles for patients and their family members who seek current, reliable information on a variety of medical conditions and topics. (click on the link and scroll down to Cervical Cancer).
 Patient Info > Cancer

Foundation for Women's Cancer 
The mission of the Foundation for Women's Cancer is to increase awareness and education, support expanded research and training, and provide knowledge and hope for women diagnosed with cancers specific to them. 
 Types of Gynecologic Cancers > Cervical Cancer

Oncolink
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. 
 Cancer Types > C > Cervical Cancer

Books
Search the  JGH Patient Education Network (PEN) Collection for cancer books to borrow from the hospital. 
Tips: Choose "Advanced Search” and select "Hope & Cope E730.1" or "PFRC (Patient and Family Resource Centre) A-200" from the drop-down menu of “Physical Location”. 

Other Book Recommendations
 Google Books

 Oncolink Library > Book, Music and Video Reviews

 

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