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"The Story of HPV: Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More "

Mar 6, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Carpenter Auditorium, Given Building

Community Medical School presents: "The Story of HPV: Cervical Cancer, Genital Warts, the Vaccine & More" by Elisabeth Wegner, M.D., Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences.

Originating millions of years ago, HPV - Human Papilloma Virus - is among a small group of known infectious agents that can cause cancer.
Learn about the serendipity, scientific achievements, medical ethics, and challenges generated by the sexually-transmitted types of HPV. Learn how and what types of cancers HPV can cause in men and women, and prevention and treatment approaches, including the political and societal controversies over the highly effective HPV vaccine.

For more information, contact Michelle Bookless, UVM Larner at 802-656-0733 or michelle.bookless@med.uvm.edu.

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