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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Center for Cancer Quality Assurance and Professional Education (QAPE)
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Center for Cancer Quality Assurance and Professional Education (QAPE)
Web address:http://www.qap.sdsu.edu/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct469159
Date of initial review: 14 Apr 2003
Validity of certificate15 May 2013 - May 2015
Date of last visit15 May 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
TBD, Chief, Continuous Quality Improvement Unit
Cathy Hare, Training Assistant, Continuous Quality Improvement Unit

San Diego State University (SDSU)

Suzanne Lindsay, PhD, MSW, MPH, Principal Investigator
Kirsten Barstad-Mulvey, BA, Administrative Program Manager
Elissa Ellis-MacLeod, MA, Projects Specialist
Corinne McDaniels, MPH, Data Analyst
Bertha Ruvalcaba, BA, Administrative Support Coordinator
Kanako Sturgis, MPH, Web Application and Database Specialist
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2. Presentation of the site
This website is a resource for health professionals involved in the early detection and diagnosis of breast and cervical cancer. You'll find continuing medical education opportunities and professional education resources, clinical tools including breast cancer diagnostic algorithms and cervical cancer consensus guidelines, and information on quality assurance issues affecting breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnosis.

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This website is a resource for health professionals

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Purpose of the website
Information provided on this site should not be considered medical advice or direction. All information is produced as guidelines (an aid or tool in the screening and diagnostic process) for providers enrolled in the California Department of Public Health, Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts. These guidelines should not replace clinical judgment.

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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.

1American Cancer Society (ACS). (2012). Breast cancer: detailed guide. Accessed Jul. 14, 2012, from http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/DetailedGuide

2U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS). (2008, Aug.). Preventing chronic diseases: Investing wisely in health - Screening to prevent cancer deaths. Accessed Jul. 14, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/...
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Updated: September 26, 2012
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us

For general website assistance or comments, please email:

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website project is supported by funds received from the California Department of Public Health, Cancer Detection Section. Review the CDS Programs section to learn more about CDS and their breast and cervical cancer early detection programs.

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8. Advertising policy
This website neither hosts nor receives funding from commercial advertisers.

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