Hunterdon Healthcare to Host Facebook Chat on HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are many different types of HPV. The HPV virus can cause cancer of the mouth/throat and cervical cancer. There are vaccines that can prevent infection with the types of HPV that most commonly cause cancer.

Join Hunterdon Healthcare for a live Facebook chat on Thursday, August 31st from 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. to discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatment and prevention options for HPV. Have your questions and concerns addresses directly by a professional.  The chat will be moderated by Megha Shah, M.D. Hunterdon Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Shah is a graduate of the Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship program at Fox Chase Cancer Center-Temple University in Philadelphia. Dr. Shah was actively involved in research and several trials while at Fox Chase Cancer Center. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

To join the chat, visit the Hunterdon Healthcare Facebook page at facebook.com/Hunterdonhealthcare. If you are unable to attend the chat, but would like to have your questions answered, email your questions to jexley@hhsnj.org.

Pictured: Megha Shah, M.D., Hunterdon Hematology/Oncology