HPV Cancer Prevention


HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer and Survivors’ Experiences of Treatment-Related Toxicity
Wednesday, April 25, Noon ET
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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; and 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.

HPV Education Resources for Healthcare Providers

Continuing Education Course 

Title: “Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety”

Faculty: Julianne Gee, MPH, Immunization Safety Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Educational Objectives:

  • Clearly inform participants of vaccine safety systems in the US.
  • Identify and utilize available HPV vaccine safety date.
  • Describe current safety monitoring and evaluation for nine-valent HPV vaccine.
  • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.

Credits available:

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians
  • 1 ANCC contact hour for nurses

HPV Vaccine Safety CME Course Link

Watch this moving story from an HPV-related cancer survivor. 


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Southeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center