Cervical Cancer

Visit the Cervical Cancer Page for an organized listing of the materials available on this topic.



Cancer Online Publications List, 2000-2004 (PAHO/WHO, ACCP, PATH)
This comprehensive list primarily details the output of the PAHO Cervical Cancer Project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation from 1999 to 2004, as well as PAHO's involvement in the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Protection (ACCP), an international partnership formed by PAHO, EngenderHealth, IARC, PATH, and JPIEGO. Many of the publications are available online in three languages (English, Spanish, and French).(13/Jan/2005)
In English       HTML(32.17k)  
en espa˝ol     HTML(32.76k)  
en Franšais    HTML(33.14k)  

Planning and Implementing Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Programs: A Manual for Managers
This manual is ideal for health professionals who are developing a new cervical cancer prevention program or who are strengthening an existing program. The manual provides information on how to organize and deliver a program, recognizing that various service delivery options are needed for different geographic and cultural settings and a range of resource levels. This page offers a summary and access to the full text and ACCP partner sites.(16/Dec/2004)
In English       HTML(4.96k)  
en espa˝ol     HTML(9.16k)   PDF(2398.25k)  

Visual Inspection of the Uterine Cervix with Acetic Acid (VIA): A Critical Review and Selected Articles
This e-book contains a review of the available evidence attesting to the accuracy of visual inspection with acetic acid as a method for detecting cervical cancer, a method quite appealing in low-resource settings. The information and findings provided are directed at health professionals and managers of health services as an aid in the decision-making process.(21/Aug/2003)
In English       HTML(5.4k)   PDF(2834.72k)  
en espa˝ol     HTML(6.03k)   PDF(1890.63k)  

Planning Appropriate Cervical Cancer Control Programs (2nd ed.)
This book, the second edition of which was published originally in English by the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), was translated into Spanish with PAHO collaboration in its third edition as part of the Cervical Cancer Project. The book summarizes the most recent research results to shed light on the present situaton and put forth suggestions on how to improve current programs.(25/Sep/2002)
In English       PATH  
en espa˝ol     PATH