On January 16, 2018 CancerBridge presented another educational webinar, focusing on the relationship between Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Gynecologic Cancers. In recognition of “National Cervical Health Awareness Month,” Floor Backes, MD, will address the connection between HPV and cervical cancer as well as the importance of the HPV vaccine in cancer prevention. She will also discuss strategies for how to discuss HPV with your children.
Dr. Backes is an associate professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), and a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James. Her research focuses on reducing the incidence, mortality and morbidity of gynecologic cancers. In addition to being widely published, she is also rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2017 and listed on the 2017 National Best Doctors List.