Diane Contreras, MD

Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
LIJ Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Recent Posts By: Diane Contreras, MD

Prevention Works to Protect Cervical Health

Proper screening and vaccination do a great job at guarding cervical health. Still, there are 12,000 cervical cancer US diagnoses annually–and more than 4,000 women die each year as a result, according to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition. The leading threat to cervical health is HPV (human papillomavirus) infection. HPV alters the cells of the… Read more »