Any Mother’s Daughter: One Woman’s Lifelong Struggle with HPV (Human Papillomavirus) (Paperback)

December 30, 2009 by admin 

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that some 20 million Americans have contracted HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and 6.2 million more will contract the virus each year. HPV has become the single most sexually transmitted disease. It is known to cause cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal and penile cancer. However, it is now also associated with cancers of the lung, head and neck as well as oral cancers. Current research is showing that this virus can be transmitted in other ways separate from a component of sexual transmission. This compelling true story of one woman’s lifelong struggle with HPV (Human Papillomavirus), “Any Mother’s Daughter” describes the author’s intensely personal experience with the most frequently sexually transmitted disease. Through the use of her autobiographical accounts, combined with explanations of the various types, grading and potential complications of HPV, the author brings a new understanding to patients. (more…)


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