Links to comprehensive cancer control resources for public health professionals

Cervical Cancer

Learn why these resources are important

Data

State Cancer ProfilesExternal link (CDC, NCI) - Statistics for prioritizing cancer control efforts

Collaboration

Research to RealityExternal link (NCI)

  • Interactive community of practice for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration around evidence-based practice

Research Synthesis

Guide to Community Preventive Services (Federally supported) - Recommendations for population-based intervention approaches

U.S Preventive Services Task Force (Federally supported) - Recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medications

Programs

Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies

Sample program:

  • "The Forsyth County Cancer Screening Project (FoCaS)" - Designed to improve the beliefs, attitudes and behaviors regarding breast and cervical screening among low-income, predominantly African American women age 40+

Evaluation

Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)External link

  • This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework; the RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice

Plan

Guidance for Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning (CDC) - Guidance for linking research to practice
International Plans for Comprehensive Cancer ControlExternal link
US Plans for Comprehensive Cancer ControlExternal link
Prevention & Care ManagementExternal link (AHRQ) - Resources and materials for linking research and practice