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Webinar: HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer and Survivor's Experiences of Treatment-related Toxicity
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM MST
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Presented by:

  • Jonas Johnson, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC
  • Marci Nilsen, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
  • Lynne Williams, MD, PhD, Executive Director of Southwest Pennsylvania AHEC and Physician at Hilltop Community Health Center

Join us for an important look into HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer, survivor outcomes and the importance of the HPV vaccine.
•  Epidemiology, prevalence and treatment of oropharyngeal cancer
•  Patient-reported outcomes reflecting treatment related toxicities
•  Safety, efficacy, and importance of the HPV vaccine in cancer prevention.

How to de-bunk common arguments from anti-vaxxers.  We all have that one Facebook "friend" who posts that vaccines cause autism. Or maybe it's the neighbor down the street who's organizing an anti-vaccine campaign. Anti-vaccinators can be very vocal. But remember they are definitely in the minority when it comes to their views. Here's a great video to counter each anti-vaccination argument point for point.

Vaccine safety FAQs updated.  CDC's Immunization Safety Office has updated their HPV vaccine Frequently Asked Questions webpage. Check it out!

Register now.