Michael Douglas put head and neck cancers on the map by going public with his own battle with throat cancer. The star has been cancer-free now for seven years, but HPV-related cancers are on the rise.
It is a cancer that hit close to home for all of us here at “Extra.” Our Senior Executive Producer Lisa Dempsey's husband Gary just completed treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. After seven weeks of radiation and three chemo treatments, Gary just got the best holiday gift ever... the news that he is now in remission and cancer-free.
“Extra’s” Renee Bargh caught up with his Cedars-Sinai Medical Center dream team Dr. Kevin Scher, Dr. Amin Mirhadi, Dr. Allen Ho and Dr. Zach Zumsteg as they wage war on the disease that develops from HPV.
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