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Questions & Answers About Human Papilloma Virus(HPV)

Author(s): Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, Brown Medical School/Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island
Michael L. Krychman, MD, Medical Director of Sexual Medicine, Hoag Hospital, Executive Director, Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Southern California
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763781620
  • Paperback    102 pages      © 2011
Price: $19.95 US List
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Written by two expert physicians in the field, Questions & Answers About Human Papilloma Virus(HPV) provides authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about HPV. This concise guide features current, easy-to-understand information on the virus, related cancers and other diseases, vaccination, and prevention. Also included is a chapter for men diagnosed with the disease. Indispensible reading for parents of adolescent girls, as well as newly diagnosed patients, this essential book dispels common myths about the HPV and gives readers the tools they need to reclaim their health.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Basics About HPV
Part  3  HPV and Cervical Disease
Part  4  HPV and Genital Warts
Part  5  HPV and Cervical Cancer
Part  6  HPV and Vaginal Cancer
Part  7  HPV and Vulvar Cancer
Part  8  HPV and Penile Cancer
Part  9  HPV and Anal Cancer
Part  10  HPV and Head and Neck Cancers
Part  11  Prevention and Education
Part  12  HPV Vaccination: What You Should Know

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP-Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, Brown Medical School/Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island

Dr. Dizon holds a dual appointment as Associate Professor in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is a 1991 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and trained in Internal Medicine at Yale New-Haven Hospital followed by Medical Oncology specialization at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). While at MSKCC he developed expertise in gynecologic malignancies and received a Career Development Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology for work on platinum drug resistance. He was a member of the Developmental Therapeutics faculty and Gynecology Disease Management Team of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center until 2003 when he assumed his current role as the director of Medical Oncology for the Program in Women’s Oncology of Women & Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island, where he also serves as the Medical Director of the Program’s Integrative Care Program. In 2005 he helped establish the state’s first Center for Sexuality, Intimacy, and Fertility for women with cancer.  In 2005 he was elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and he is currently on the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island chapter of the ACP.  Nationally, he continues to pursue research in the novel treatments of both breast and gynecological cancers and is active in the Gynecologic Oncology Group, serving on Phase I, Developmental Therapeutics, and Cervix committees. He is the President of the National Consortium of Breast Centers and has federal funding to further explore the role of social networks in advance care planning of women with cancer.
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Michael L. Krychman, MD-Medical Director of Sexual Medicine, Hoag Hospital, Executive Director, Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Southern California

Michael L. Krychman, MD, FACOG, is the Medical Director of Sexual Medicine at Hoag Hospital, and the Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, both located in Newport Beach, CA. He is presently Associate Clinical Attending at the University of Southern California and the University of California Irvine. He is the former Co-Director of The Sexual Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Krychman holds licenses from 3 states (CA, PA, NY), and is a board certified OB/GYN. He is a clinical sexologist and AASECT-certified sexual counselor, with a Masters in Public Health and Human Sexuality.

Dr. Krychman is on the editorial board for the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Current Sexual Medicine Report, and is an associate editor for Sexuality for The Female Patient. In addition to these two outstanding books, Dr. Krychman is coauthor of 100 Questions & Answers About Cervical Cancer (also published by Jones & Bartlett Learning), and has written numerous chapters for leading sexual medicine textbooks.

Dr. Krychman’s clinical interests include breast cancer sexuality, the impact of chronic medical diseases like hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease health and its implications on sexual function. He also has a focus on the impact of sexuality and overall quality of life.

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