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Dr. Cecelia Schmalbach Offers Insight to WHYY on Rutgers Study Which Found Black and Hispanic Men Are Dying at Higher Rates from HPV-Related Throat Cancer

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Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MSc, FACS, The David Myers, MD Chair and Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Director of the Temple Head & Neck Institute, offered insight to WHYY about a new Rutgers study published in the Annals of Cancer Epidemiology which found that Black and Hispanic men are dying at higher rates than white men from throat cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Schmalbach was not involved in the study. The Philadelphia Tribune picked up the WHYY coverage.