Cervical Health Awareness Month Resources

Doctors say minority women are not accessing cervical cancer screening services as much as they should, putting them at higher risk of developing the disease. Although incidence of cervical cancer continues to drop in the United States, rates for minority women remain higher than in the rest of the population.

Cancer data and statistics from the Office of Minority Heath website
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=3&lvlid=4

Cervical Cancer: The Preventable Gynecologic Cancer from the CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/Features/CervicalCancer/

HPV Vaccine: Q&A [PDF | 1.2MB] from the CDC
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/products/downloads/print-materials/f-qahpv-parents-color.pdf

Feature: Head on against Cervical Cancer
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=4738

Do you know how to spot symptoms? Take our cervical health quiz.
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=4741

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