Updates on Primary Prevention of Cervical Cancer through Vaccination (On-Demand)
There is new information on HPV Vaccination including changes in the ages of recommendation and changes in view of other cancer prevention including head and neck cancer. There is population based data from other countries that have ramificaitons for US providers and patients. Additionally, there are new understandings on the immune mechanisms behind HPV vaccines.
Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS
Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Women’s Health and Assistant Dean, Clinical Research Unit at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Einstein is an internationally-renowned expert in Gynecologic Oncology, particularly for his clinical and research focus in cervical cancer and Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Clinically, he manages complicated gynecologic malignancies and surgery and reconstruction for complex gynecologic cancers and related conditions. His primary research interests focus on the pathogenesis, therapy, and prevention of cervical cancer. Dr. Einstein has developed and has been leading numerous multi-institutional clinical trials in targeting HPV and cervical cancer as well as cervical cancer prevention. He has been active in translating clinical trial and translational data into clinical practices regarding cervical cancer prevention including being a 1) member of the Steering Committee for the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Cervical Screening and Management Guidelines, 2) workgroup member of the American Cancer Society and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists separate recommendations for HPV vaccines as well as 3) a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO), developing their modules on the immunologic basis of HPV vaccines, and harmonizing with current cervical cancer screening. He is the president-elect of the ASCCP.