Women at Risk: The HPV Epidemic and Your Cervical Health
Women at Risk The HPV Epidemic and Your Cervical Health Author:Gregory Henderson, Allan Warshowsky, Batya Swift Yasgur This important book explains one of the most dangerous, yet relatively unknown, sexually transmitted diseases-human papillomavirus (HPV), the primary cause of cervical cancer. Written by a leading expert in pathology, Women at Risk demystifies the disorders caused by HPV that affect cervical health, including genital warts, cervical dysplasia, a... more »nd cancer. It discusses the importance of the Pap smear for detecting the virus, advises on what to do if your results are abnormal, and provides information on holistic therapies for prevention and treatment of HPV infection. Helpful facts on how HPV affects men and children is also included.
For women of all ages, but especially those who are sexually active and of childbearing age, this book will arm readers with the information they need to take charge of their reproductive health.« less