22 Mar Science Café – Examining the Link Between Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer
Please join for an educational discussion led by Dr. Denise Uyar about the significant role that viruses, such as the human papillomavirus, play in the development and spread of specific cancers. We will also discuss screenings and prevention for specific cancers.
Join us on July 29th, and you will…
- Be part of a discussion about the link of HPV and cervical cancer related research.
- Learn about research findings and how they relate to your health
- Find answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask
Dinner will be served.
Presented by CTSI in collaboration with Providence Baptist Church
About the Session Leader
Denise Uyar, MD
Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Denise Uyar joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Gynecology Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in October of 2004.
Dr. Denise Uyar joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Gynecology Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in October of 2004. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont in 1997. She subsequently went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington. After her residency, she continued her training in the subspecialty of Gynecology Oncology. Dr. Uyar completed a three year fellowship in Gynecology Oncology at The Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Uyar’s clinical practice includes the care of women with gynecologic malignancies including uterine, cervical, ovarian primary peritoneal, fallopian tube, vulvar and vaginal malignancies and gestational trophoblastic disease. She performs the surgery, the post-operative therapy if indicated, and the follow up surveillance of women in her practice. In addition, she is also interested in the treatment of women who have been diagnosed with pelvic masses, pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix, vulva, vagina or uterus, as well as cancer screening and prevention. She is trained and has expertise in the administration of chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies, including intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian malignancy. She has extensive expertise in minimally invasive surgery including general laparoscopy and robotic assisted laparoscopy.
Dr. Uyar’s academic interests include research in early and advanced uterine malignancies and the Human Papillomavirus and its effects on the genital tract.
Dr. Uyar is a member of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), The Milwaukee Gynecologic Society (MGS), and The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). She has served on several committees at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital including the Faculty Council, The Library Council, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Education Committee and The Physician Satisfaction Committee. She is active in the Milwaukee community and has given several Continuing Medical Education (CME) Lectures at Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls as well as discussions at Small Stones. In addition, she initiated and organizes the Gynecologic Oncology Support Group, a networking and educational group open to all patients with a gynecologic cancer and their families, which meets on a monthly basis in the Clinical Cancer Center.