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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.