What is HPV?

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HPV is short for human papillomavirus. HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in this large group is given a number which is called its HPV type. HPV is named for the warts (papillomas) some HPV types can cause. Some other HPV types can lead to cancer. Men and women … Read More

Preparing for a Natural Disaster as a Cancer Patient

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Hurricanes unfortunately don’t discriminate when they make landfall. Hurricane Harvey is a reminder that it’s important for cancer patients and caregivers to take extra measures to protect themselves during a natural disaster. When patients are undergoing therapy, they become susceptible to infections and illness due to low white, red blood counts and low platelets. In these … Read More