Sarah Fincham is quoted in this article in the Daily Evergreen.

In an episode of the HBO show “Girls,” Hannah, the main character, visits the doctor and finds out she has human papillomavirus. She becomes hysterical and tells everyone that she has pre-cancer.

While the reaction was dramatized for television, Hannah isn’t the only one who has some misconceptions about HPV.

Sarah Fincham, a clinical assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing, said the virus is much more common than many people realize. » continue reading