Cervical Cancer: Risks, Prevention and Screening
Date(s) - 06/23/2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
You can get cervical cancer if you’re under 45, have a weakened immune system, had multiple sexual partners, or you have had vaginal, vulvar, kidney, or bladder cancer in the past, but there are things you can do to lower your chances of getting cervical cancer. Join us to learn about risk factors, symptoms, and prevention tips such as cervical screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, two of the best ways to protect against all cancers caused by HPV, as well as other conditions. Register for this webinar and get the information you need to promote cervical cancer prevention and screening at your worksite.
Session participants will understand:
- What are the risk factors for cervical cancer
- At what age should one begin to monitor for cervical cancer
- Is the pap enough or do you need other screening methods
- Ways to help employees prevent or minimize cervical cancer and related conditions
- Cancer screening in the workplace recommendations
About our speaker:
John Farley, MD, with Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. John Farley is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. He is a 1986 graduate of the United States Military Academy, and a 1990 graduate of USUHS with a highly decorated military career. Dr. Farley completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Farley has been an active participant in the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), an international non-profit research cooperative group supported by the National Cancer Institute with the purpose of promoting excellence in the quality and integrity of clinical and basic scientific research in the field of Gynecologic malignancies. He has also held numerous committee appointments in the GOG and has developed and executed numerous multi-institutional clinical trials. Dr. Farley authored over fifty peer reviewed manuscripts, reviews, and invited book chapters. He is currently the Division Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, and is a staff physician in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
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