Free Materials from NCCC
NCCC offers fact sheets about HPV and cervical cancer topics available free for download. These copyrighted materials may be reproduced but are not intended for commercial use or resale.
NCCC is also pleased to offer a free fotonovela in English and Spanish: Protecting Ourselves and Our Families from Cervical Cancer/Protegernos a Nosotras Mismas y a Nuestras Familias del Cáncer Cervical. Latinas have the highest rates of cervical cancer of all groups of women in the US. This fotonovela shares the facts about HPV and cervical cancer prevention,from HPV testing to vaccines, through the story of two friends, Sara and Lucia.
The fotonovela is available as a free PDF download. The Spanish version is also available in digital format and can be embedded on your own website using code available here. The digital fotnovela can be viewed below.
Free Materials from the National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers publications on a variety of cervical cancer topics including testing, treatment, vaccines, and lifestyle issues. NCI publications are free, however there are some limits to the number of printed copies that may be ordered, and shipping costs may apply. NCI materials may be downloaded and printed for free as well.
Some titles on cervical cancer that may be of interest include:
What You Need To Know About™ Cervical Cancer. This 45-page booklet describes possible risks, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for someone recently diagnosed with cancer. Includes questions to ask the doctor. Also available in Spanish.
Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women This 36-page booklet provides information on common changes in your cervix, Pap and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing, and interpreting test results. Features detailed tables with information on Pap/HPV test results and follow-up, abnormal Pap test follow-up treatments, results from biopsy or endocervical curettage, and treatment for major cell changes. Includes questions to ask your health care provider, resources for more information about Pap testing and HPV, and a dictionary of cancer terms.