You, Me and HPV
North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative’s upcoming meeting will provide an overview on HPV and why it matters. The special guest presenter for the meeting is Martina Murphy, MD, Associate Professor, UF Department of Medicine and Program Director, UF Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.
The NCFCCC meeting and presentation will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 12:00 PM via Zoom. Registration is required. Please register in advance for this meeting at:
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:
• Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the most common and widespread sexually transmitted infection worldwide.
• It has been estimated that more than 80% of sexually active men and women will acquire at least one HPV infection by the age of 45.
• High risk HPV is the main cause of multiple cancers like cervical cancer in women and penile cancer in men.
• HPV vaccination is safe and can prevent nearly all of these cancers from developing.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Medical professionals, providers, community outreach workers, nurses and the general public.
Continuing education credits will be offered.Back to News page