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

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.