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Gynecologic Cancer Educational Modules for Health Care Professionals (Web Based) - WB2549 - CDC TRAIN
CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control developed this curriculum to inform health care providers about gynecologic cancers. Topics covered: Gynecologic cancers, cancer genetics, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, HPV vaccination. For more information visit: https://www.train.org/cdctrain/course/1060297/
The Tamale Lesson: A Case Study of a Narrative Health Communication Intervention - USC
Tamale Lesson, a narrative health communication intervention aimed at Mexican-American women that promotes cervical cancer screening (via Pap test) and prevention (via use of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine). Mexican American women who viewed Tamale Lesson showed a significant increase in cervical cancer screening, reducing a disparities in cancer screening found at baseline.
AMIGAS stands for “Ayudando a Las Mujeres con Información, Guía y Amor para su Salud.” In English, this means “Helping Women with Information, Guidance, and Love for Their Health.” AMIGAS is a bilingual educational outreach intervention designed to help promotoras (community health workers) and other lay health educators increase cervical cancer screening among Hispanics who have rarely or never had a Pap test. A recent CDC study showed AMIGAS is effective in promoting cervical cancer screening (Pap tests) among Hispanics between ages 21 and 65 years.
Research & Advocacy
Es Tiempo Campaign - USC
A multi-faceted campaign raising awareness and support for prevention and treatment of cervical cancer, the Es Tiempo campaign was produced in partnership with the University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Social Aspects of Cervical Cancer Research in Panama - USF Health Panama
Materials on HPV and Cervical Cancer