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The Role and Importance of HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancer — Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture
May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Trevor Hackman, MD, FACS
Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Role and Importance of HPV Infection
in Head and Neck Cancer
Dr. Trevor Hackman is the Director of the Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship and specializes in treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), with a focus in head and neck oncology. In this lecture, he will talk about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in head and neck cancers in terms of epidemiology, vaccination, molecular/genomics, de-escalation, role of TORS, and immunotherapy.
- Describe the epidemiology of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection.
- Identify the epidemiology of HPV-related head and neck cancer.
- Discuss the impacts of HPV on treatment and prognosis.
- Differentiate treatment options, areas of exploration & prevention.
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