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Cervical Cancer Prevention in the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
- Outline the burden of HPV related cancers in Canada
- Gain insight on managing and counselling patients experiencing delayed PAP screening and delayed colposcopy procedures
- Obtain practical strategies for managing HPV related diseases in your practice post COVID
- Understand the evidence for HPV vaccination
Speaker: Dr Dustin Costescu
Dr. Dustin Costescu is an Associate Professor and Sexual Health and Family Planning Specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at McMaster University. He is a fellowship-trained obstetrician-gynaecologist and holds a Masters of Healthcare Management from the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Costescu is better known as “everybody’s gynaecologist”, and has a broad clinical scope, practising in complex contraception, family planning, transgender care, adolescent gynaecology, colposcopy, vulvar disorders and sexual therapy. He is the Clinical Lead Colposcopist for Hamilton Health Sciences and is a Regional Cervical Screening and Colposcopy Lead with CancerCare Ontario.
Dr. Costescu has published several Clinical Practice Guidelines and Articles in the area of contraception, sexual health and family planning, and is an invited speaker internationally.
In his spare time, he likes to perform basic bodily functions, such as eat, sleep, and drink coffee.
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