Panel Discussion: Impact of Extended HPV Genotype Testing on Current Cervical Cancer Algorithms

HPV experts, Drs. Warner Huh and Tom Wright discuss the potential of extended HPV genotype testing in high-risk HPV screening for cervical cancer, ...

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  • Overview

    HPV experts, Drs. Warner Huh and Tom Wright discuss the potential of extended HPV genotype testing in high-risk HPV screening for cervical cancer, and the impact that this may have on the current cervical cancer algorithms.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

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    Faculty: 

    Warner K. Huh, MD
    Margaret Cameron Spain Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Professor/Division Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama

    Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD
    Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology
    Columbia University
    New York, New York

    Faculty Disclosure:

    Dr. Huh has disclosed that he is a consultant for Roche Molecular Systems and is on the Scientific Advisory Board for Merck (V503).

    Dr. Wright has disclosed that he is a consultant for Roche Molecular Systems, and Ventana and is on the speakers’ bureau for BD Diagnostics and Cepheid.

    Reviewers/Planners/Authors:

    • Sean T. Barrett, CHCP has nothing to disclose.
    • Ken Brown has nothing to disclose.
    • Barry A. Fiedel, PhD has nothing to disclose.
    • Kia K. Gray, MPH has nothing to disclose.
    • Jennifer Spear Smith, PhD has nothing to disclose.
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of obstetricians, gynecologists, advanced practice clinicians such as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse midwives; and registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and primary care physicians.

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Differentiate when it is appropriate to integrate co-testing and primary HPV testing or chose one over the other when managing HPV+ women
    • Decide which high-risk genotypes are important for management
    • Determine which algorithms to use and how to incorporate genotyping into cervical cancer screening
    • Discuss case-control studies documenting risk associated with specific HPV and Cervical Cancer genotypes in different countries
    • Identify cases where extended genotyping could potentially be used
    • Review options for commercially available HPV testing
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    Credit Designation

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be available for immediate download at www.reachmd.com

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from BD Life Sciences.

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    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Neither Omnia Education nor TOPEC recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Omnia Education or TOPEC. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

  • Instructions

    There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period May 31, 2016 through May 31, 2017 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) listen to the full content of the activity and reflect upon its teachings; 3) successfully complete the post-test with a passing score and the evaluation at the end of the activity.

    Participants who successfully complete the activity, post-test and evaluation will have a   statement of credit made available immediately.

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