Obstetrician & Gynecologist (MD, FRCSC, FACOG) - Board certified in USA & Canada - Women's Health Advocate - Humanist - Feminist- LGBT rights advocate - AUB & UHCMC alumnus
After a long on call night at the hospital, delivering a baby that died inside his mother’s womb, diagnosing a patient with advanced stage cancer and metastasis to the vagina, I arrive at my office in my scrubs (I usually… Read More ›
Human Papillomavirus or HPV is the main cause of cancer of the cervix. It can also cause cancer of the vagina, vulva, anus and penis. We now have the means to fight HPV-related disease. PAP tests offer early detection of cancer. HPV vaccines offer prevention of infection. Now we need to raise awareness and spread this knowledge.
The post also includes recent discoveries in this field.