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LISTEN AGAIN: Preventing the Most Preventable Cancer

August 16, 2022

LISTEN AGAIN: Preventing the Most Preventable Cancer

Dr Miriam Cremer is founder of Basic Health International, which exists to eliminate cervical cancer on a global level through cutting edge research for the prevention and treatment of cervical cancer in low resource settings. Dr. Cremer, founded Basic Health after seeing first hand the devastating impact of this devastating yet preventable cancer can have on women.

In this episode, Dr. Cremer covers:

  • How our understanding of HPV and cervical cancer is changing guidelines for pap smears
  • What is the main cause of cervical cancer?
  • What are the warning signs for cervical cancer?
  • Is cervical cancer preventable?
  • Is cervical cancer curable?
  • How effective is HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer?
  • Why women of color and immigrants are most impacted by cervical cancer
  • The future of HPV testing and how it can transform the transgender population

“It’s very rare to find a cancer where you have a precursor, you have a vaccine for it, and you have a place you can reach. An organ you can get at and treat right away. We have all these tools. Why is it that women are dying of cervical cancer?” – Dr Miriam Cremer

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