Angela G. Arnold, MS, CGC

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

ArnoldAngela Arnold is a Senior Genetic Counselor for the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).  Ms. Arnold trained as a genetic counselor in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia and subsequently attended Sarah Lawrence College in New York where she obtained her Masters in Genetic Counseling.  After graduating Sarah Lawrence College, she became a Certified Genetic Counselor through the American Board of Genetic Counseling

Her specialty is counseling women at risk for gynecologic cancers.  Ms. Arnold’s research interests include the role of genetic counseling on the evaluation and management of women with an inherited predisposition to cancer, and the pathology of inherited gynecologic cancers.  She is an active member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and currently sits on the Phase I and Developmental Therapeutics Committees of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG).

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.