Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
HPV-Associated Oral and Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

HPV-Associated Oral and Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Eric M. Genden, MD

Instructor: Eric M. Genden, MD


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No prior experience required
3 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Understand the role of HPV in the development of oral and throat (oropharyngeal) cancers.

  • Discover the role of robotic surgery in the treatment of HPV- associated throat (oropharyngeal) cancer.

  • Identify the role of prevention, early detection, and the high-risk populations for this disease.

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There are 7 modules in this course

What's included

2 readings

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1 video2 readings

This module describes the nature of the Human Papillomavirus and the effect of a viral infection. The module explains the emerging epidemic and its impact on the development of throat cancer. The module concludes with the current state of population awareness and the impact that erroneous information can have on the spread of disease and the risk of malignancy.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 quiz

This module describes the risk factors associated with transmission of HPV and the development of HPV-associated cancer. We will review how the virus is transmitted and malignant transformation. We will also explore the clinical presentation of HPV-associated throat cancer, early signs, and the clinical manifestations of advanced disease.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz

This module describes options for treating oropharyngeal throat cancer and the advantages and disadvantages of each option. In this module, we discuss the indications and contraindications for treatment.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz

This module describes nature of HPV infection and techniques for preventing infection. This module reviews the nature of the HPV vaccine and its effectiveness. We also review indications for vaccination and commonly asked questions.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz

All learners are urged to complete an evaluation. Your comments are essential for improving the effectiveness of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s continuing medical education activities.

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Eric M. Genden, MD
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