Dr. Mona Saraiya MD, MPH Associate Director with the Centers for Disease Control’s Office of International Cancer Control, shares the risk factors and screening recommendations for cervical cancer with us. For more information on risk factors see HPV Prevention.
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- Cancer Screening Coverage
- Insurance coverage of cancer screening differs widely based on the insurer and state. The matrix on the linked page clarifies coverage.
- Cancer Screening: Guidelines and Insurance Coverage
- This PDF gives a detailed summary of the criteria a person may want to consider in the selection of their cancer screening options.
- Cervical Cancer Screening
- Health Resources and Services Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) - Part 4: Improvement Strategies: Cervical Cancer Screening - Introduction to screening, characteristics for a successful screening program, implementation of clinical quality measure in screening, improvement strategies, spreading improvement, supporting information for cervical cancer screening.
- National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - New Directions: The Future of Cancer Screening - Provides information about the program and program eligibility, screening data, two decades of service to underserved women, health impacts of the program, partnership toolkits and resources, and the future of cancer screening.
- Cervical Cancer Overview
- American Cancer Society - Cervical Cancer - Provides a general overview of cervical cancer, including: what is cervical cancer, causes, risk factors, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging, treatment, talking with your doctor, after treatment, what’s new in cervical cancer research.
- What Should I Know About Screening?
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention - What Should I Know About Screening? - Provides a general overview of cervical cancer screening, such as the screening process, when to get screening, test results, and cervical cancer screening guides.
- Prioritizing US cervical cancer prevention with results from a geospatial model. - Jonathan K. Kish, Alicia I. Rolin, Zhauhui Zou, James E. Cuxinelli, Zaria Tatalovich, Mona Saraiya and Sean F. Altekruse
- Harnessing the Power of Local Public Health Agencies: Collaborating to drive population-level improvements in HPV vaccination - Webcast from the 2016 Public Health in the Rockies Conference.
- Describe trends in cervical cancer
- List the risk factors for cervical cancer
- Explain screening recommendations
- Recognize developments regarding HPV Vaccinations
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Mona Saraiya, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control
Dr. Mona Saraiya is the Associate Director in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Office of International Cancer Control. Dr. Saraiya’s research has focused on domestic issues related to skin cancer and cervical cancer prevention and control. She initiated a project to characterize the human papillomavirus cancer burden. She graduated from Rush Medical College, completed a Masters of Public Health at Emory School of Public Health, and is board certified by the American College of Preventive Medicine.