Recent Cancer Patient Urges HPV Vaccine for All Children

By: Tim Betler

Dr. Steve Wilson, a pathologist in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, discusses how he discovered his human papillomavirus-linked throat cancer, and the treatment he received at the UPMC CancerCenter. Even though the Allegheny County Board of Health’s HPV vaccine requirement did not passed, Dr. Wilson and the UPMC CancerCenter urge parents to get their children vaccinated by middle school to prevent this devastating cancer.

UPMC cancer experts recently spoke out in favor of the HPV vaccine. To learn more, click here.