Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. In addition to causing cervical cancers, HPV is responsible for 90% of anal cancers and 70% of oropharyngeal cancers, and affects both men and women. This activity provides an update on the prevention of HPV-related cancers and the newly expanded vaccine indications.
Focusing on STIs in the U.S. and specifically California, the faculty will review the current epidemiology of syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and herpes. You will learn about the clinical manifestations of disease, new detection and diagnostic methods, and updates on clinical management and treatment. The faculty will discuss new prevention interventions and strategies to reduce the risk for STIs.