Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Duke University Medical Center

SecordDr. Secord is an Associate Professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Duke University Medical Center.  She received the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Foundation – Burroughs Wellcome Scholarship and Berlex Foundation Scholar Award in Basic Science to evaluate the regulation of angiogenesis in ovarian cancer.  Dr. Secord has received awards from Duke University Medical Center, the Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists for her research in angiogenesis in ovarian carcinoma.

She is currently the Director of Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Trials and the Associate Director of Clinical Research, Gynecology Oncology, at the Duke Cancer Institute.  She is a member of the Gynecologic Oncology Group, Society of Gynecology Oncology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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.