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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.