Anil Sood, MD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Sood is Professor and Vice Chair for Translational Research in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Cancer Biology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is Director of the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program and Co-Director of the Center for RNA Interference and Non-Coding RNA.

He completed his Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Sood received the GCF/Margaret Greenfield/Carmel Cohen, MD “Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award,” the GCF/Claudia Cohen Research Foundation Prize, and the Charles A. Hunter, Jr. Prize Thesis Award. He is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Spotlight

Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.