Team Maureen


HPV-Related Cancer Summit-2019

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HPV-Related Cancer Summit-2019

Summit Goals

  • To increase understanding of the HPV disease burden
  • To bring together providers who vaccinate with providers who treat HPV-related cancers
  • To highlight current early detection and screening guidelines/recommendations for HPV-related cancers that have such tests
  • To present and discuss the most current research on different HPV-related cancers and treatments, as well as innovative projects and strategies to reduce HPV-related cancer
8:30-9:00amRegistration/ Coffee and pastries

Large group: Welcome and Historical Perspective—Eileen Lind, MSN, RN, CPNP

9:10-10:00amLarge group: Comprehensive HPV and Cancer Presentation—Elizabeth Kostas-Polston PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN



Oral HPV Track

Personal story on Oral HPV: Melissa Gallagher

Cervical HPV Track

Personal Story on Cervical: Kate Weissman

10:30-11:30amDental Professional’s Role in HPV prevention: Dr. Alessandro VillaRisk Based Screening for Cervical Cancer: Dr. Rebecca Perkins
11:30-12:15pmOral Project highlight: Indian Health Service Project, Nathan Mork
Cervical Project highlight: Nancy Peña & Dr. Sarah Feldman

Getting Involved in HPV/Cancer Prevention in MA

Video shorts and PSA screening/ Educating with Social Media

Large group: Presentation of the Sandra C. Labaree Volunteer Values Award by ACS—Korey Hofmann


Large group: Latest on HPV Vaccination—Elizabeth Kostas Polston

2:00-2:45Large group: A Vaccine Confidence Success Story—Dr. Courtney Riley
2:45-3:00Thank you and evaluations

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