Head and Neck Cancer

Why Teenage Boys and Girls Need the HPV Vaccine

Posted on: January 1, 2016

January is cervical cancer awareness month, so what does that have to do with the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? First of all, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US today and can cause health that affect the genital areas, mouth and throat of men and women.  The Centers for Disease Control… read more

Oral Cancer Screening

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Oral cancer screening for Free! The free screening is just by appointment only, so make sure to call the number below in advanced.  Screenings performed by Arash Mohebati, MD a board certified general surgeon who specializes in head and neck oncologic surgery. Make an appointment for April 16th, 2015 by calling 925-933-0984. For details on diagnosis,… read more

Head and Neck Cancer from HPV

Posted on: April 2, 2015

  My patient was a successful, 40-year old Caucasian surgeon with newly diagnosed throat cancer. On this gray day in January, he sat in a chair in my clinic, upset and confused. As a non-smoker who drank only occasionally, he thought that he had an extremely low risk of getting this type of cancer, yet… read more

The Many Faces of Head and Neck Cancers

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Come and experience a free event focusing on the unique issues of patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers (Head and Neck Cancers). Join an engaging panel of medical experts as they cover the most current information regarding risk factors, including HPV, treatment options, in surgery, radio therapy, medical oncology, nutrition and survivorship. Thank you… read more

HPV and Head & Neck Cancer

Posted on: April 1, 2014

In recognition of Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness, we are partnering with Dr. Arash Mohebati from Walnut Creek Surgical Associates to provide free visual screenings on April 22.