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Aug 18, 2022

HPV (the Human Papillomavirus) is the most commonly spread sexually transmitted infection and it’s the main cause of cervical cancer, as well as anal cancer, and increasingly, mouth and throat cancer. The CDC estimates that nearly 79 million people are currently infected with HPV – so why aren’t we talking about it?

Guests Include:

Alana Stewart, President, Board of Directors, Farrah Fawcett Foundation

  • Actress, author, talk show host, speaker and film maker, she is a longtime friend of Farrah Fawcett who was by Farrah’s side during her 3-year battle with anal cancer.

Christine Romeo, Director of Communications, Senior Program Director, Farrah Fawcett Foundation

Lillian Kreppel, anal cancer survivor, founder of The HPV Cancers Alliance

  • Co-founder of the HPV-Cancers Alliance, along with her partner, the actress Marcia Cross, and a survivor of anal cancer. She is a public speaker, entrepreneur, successful marketing strategist and public relations expert. Lillian tirelessly advocates for the prevention and treatment of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Her goal is to inspire others with her personal journey and to empower them with the education and awareness they need to manage their own health.

Dr. Aron Gould-Simon, Medical Director at Valley Metabolic Imaging in Fresno California, and assistant professor at Stanford University, in the Radiology Department’s division of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging

  • Nuclear radiologist with RadNet, primarily focused on oncologic imaging, reading PET/CT images and nuclear medicine.

Dr. David Hoffman - Medical Director of Tower Hematology Oncology and Professor of Medicine at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles

  • Dr. Hoffman is a cancer specialist, which means he diagnoses and treats cancers of all types, and he is also trained in blood disorders and the medical treatment of malignancies.