Cervical 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.
NOTE: ACOG screening guidelines have changed and are published in the November 2012 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
CME Credit for ACOG District II's female cancer education has expired.
Patient Education Materials
ACOG Provider Education
Screening for Cervical Cancer (Practice Bulletin #131, November 2012)
2009 ASCCP Clinical Update: HPV Genotyping (2009)
2009 Updated NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines: Cervical Cancer (October 20, 2009)
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 (February 2009)
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation's HPV Patient Brochure
FDA News Release: FDA Approves New Vaccine for Prevention of Cervical Cancer (October 16, 2009)
FDA News Release: FDA Approves New Indication for Gardasil to Prevent Genital Warts in Men and Boys (October 16, 2009)
Cervical Cancer Action HPV Vaccine Safety Fact Sheet (October 2009)
For more information, please contact Kristin Zielinski, Director of Medical Education, at 518-436-3461 or firstname.lastname@example.org.