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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 pm

Free
The Role and Importance of HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancer

 

Trevor G. Hackman, MD, FACS

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

 

Lecture Description

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.

Lecture Objectives:
  • 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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Details

Date:
May 22, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu
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