Want to learn more about cervical cancer?


In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, several organizations are sponsoring a tweet chat on the disease and one of its main causes – the human papillomavirus (HPV).When: Jan. 15, 1 p.m ET

Where: Twitter #cervicalcaThe chat is hosted by Montefiore Medical Center (@MontefioreNews), in partnership with the Foundation for Women's Cancer (@GYNCancer) and the American Cancer Society (@americancancer) of New York and New Jersey (@cancerNYNJ). Gynecological oncologist, Mark Einstein, MD, will be on hand to address prevention, diagnosis and treatment questions. Other than it being January, it's a timely topic in light of the recent Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer report coming out yesterday highlighting the dangers of HPV and the importance of vaccination. [Report to the nation on cancer shows mortality drops, HPV-related cancers on the rise" Jan. 7, 2013]What will you ask?

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