Webcast - Annual Meeting

15-Lau-Recent Advances in Cervical Cancer Prevention by HPV Vaccination and Screening

  • Duration: 32 minutes
  • Date:JUL.30.2015 11:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Price: $12.00

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Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted disease, with a lifetime estimated risk of 80%. This session will provide a brief background on the molecular biology of HPV infection and cervical cancer, and describe contemporary techniques and recommendations for cervical cancer screening and prophylactic HPV vaccination. The use of cervical cytology and HPV testing to screen for disease and the impact of vaccination on screening will be discussed. Current clinical guidelines will be presented/addressed.