Amanda Pope

Program Associate

Since facing her own cancer diagnosis in 2009, Ms. Pope’s career focus shifted from marketing to helping others with cancer.  She became involved with several local and national young adult cancer organizations and helped start one of the first young adult cancer survivor groups in the Washington, DC area. In 2010, she moved to Chicago for a master’s program in clinical social work and has been working part time for the Foundation ever since.

Ms. Pope holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Visual Arts from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. She is also a Licensed Social Worker (LSW).

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.