Cervical Cancer


Cervical CancerCervical Cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. In the past 30 years, the use of the Pap test has successfully reduced cervical cancer deaths by over 50%. Medical advances, such as the HPV vaccine, have and will continue to dramatically decrease rates of cervical cancer. For a variety of educational materials on this type of cancer, select the links below.

ACOG screening guidelines have changed and are published in the November 2012 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 Cervical Cancer

CME Credit for ACOG District II's female cancer education has expired.


For Women

Patient Education Materials 


ACOG Provider Education

Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention (Practice Bulletin #157, January 2016) 


Other Educational Materials

ACOG Media Toolkit

- US Prevention Services Task Force & American Cancer Society - Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines (March 2012)

- MMWR: Inappropriate Use of Cervical Cancer Screening

CDC Cervical Cancer Patient Fact Sheet

For more information, please contact Kristin Zielinski, Director of Medical Education, at 518-436-3461 or kzielinski@ny.acog.org.




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