Is there a future without Pap testing?

Posted October 21st, 2020

Maybe you saw the hashtag #DonutTakeAwayPap on social media recently? ObGyn physicians and advocates are voicing their disagreement with the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) latest cervical cancer screening guidelines. You see, this summer while we were worrying about COVID and living during a pandemic, the ACS changed their guidelines for cervical cancer screening. The new […]

Understanding Cancer Risk Part 4: HPV Infection

Posted January 25th, 2019

The New Year is a great time to make healthy changes – start the year off with a new attitude, pledge to get more activity, eat better or do something to better yourself. Since we spend all day talking about cancer, we decided to kick off the new year with the goal of helping you […]

HPV Awareness Day

Posted March 4th, 2018

March 4, 2018 is the first annual HPV Awareness Day. According to the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), “this day will serve to promote awareness of and education around HPV infection, how it spreads, and how HPV infection and the diseases that it causes can be prevented.” Feel like you need to learn more about HPV? […]

I wish u knew

I wish u knew… HPV is now one of the main risk factors for head & neck cancers

Posted October 25th, 2012

Dr. Lin discusses head and neck cancer treatment, the potential side effects and the importance of being prepared and treated for them.

Do People Really Understand HPV?

Posted April 4th, 2011

So, I was thinking… I don’t think the average individual really understands the risks associated with HPV (human papilloma virus). Many know that HPV is the cause of most cases of cervical cancer. In fact, vaccination is recommended for young females to prevent infection with the types of HPV that most often cause cervical cancer. […]