CDC Webinar - Perspectives on Oropharyngeal Cancer: Scientific Overview, Clinical Expertise, and Personal Experience

CDC Webinar - Perspectives on Oropharyngeal Cancer: Scientific Overview, Clinical Expertise, and Personal Experience

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Webinar.

Feb 13 2019

CDC will offer a webinar on February 13 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. (ET) titled Perspectives on Oropharyngeal Cancer: Scientific Overview, Clinical Expertise, and Personal Experience.

Objectives:

As a result of this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the burden and epidemiology of oropharyngeal cancer as well as the natural history from HPV infection to oropharyngeal cancer.
  • Understand the difference between oral cancers and oropharyngeal cancers.
  • Learn how to address common questions about oropharyngeal cancer and HPV vaccine.
  • Understand the process of diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from oropharyngeal cancer from a cancer survivor’s perspective.

Speakers:

  • Amber D’Souza, PhD, MS, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Carole Fakhry, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Jason Mendelsohn, Survivor, Superman HPV; Executive Board, Head & Neck Cancer Alliance

For more information and to register, click here.