UAMS Webinar to Highlight New HPV Vaccination and Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

By Marty Trieschmann

In addition to new recommended screening guidelines by the American Cancer Society, presenters will also discuss the impact of COVID-19 on adolescent immunization and best practices, including resources for getting back on track. The one-hour webinar is highly recommended for medical professionals who may receive continuing education credit for attending.

Experts from the American Cancer Society and UAMS will share the latest guidance for safely resuming screening for cervical cancer, as well as new age recommendations for adolescents to receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. HPV is a common cause of six types of cancer, including cervical cancer in women, penile cancer in men, anal and throat cancers. Although there is no cure for HPV, vaccination is proven to prevent 90% of HPV-related cancers.

The webinar is free and will be presented on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 814 7250 3381
Passcode: 878541

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 11,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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