Announcement: Apply Now for the 2012 Research Grants and Awards

July 23, 2012

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer announces the availability of the 2012-13 Research Grants Budget. The booklet describes the available grants, prizes and the application process.

This year the Foundation is offering eight ovarian cancer research grants. The Foundation also invites previous research recipients to apply for the 2012-13 Foundation for Women’s Cancer Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Prize in honor of Ronald Alvarez, MD Application.  For the fourth year, the 2012-2013 Claudia Cohen Research Foundation Prize for Outstanding Gynecologic Cancer Researcher Application also will be offered. For the first time, the Foundation is providing funding for the Perlman Family CCARE Lynch Syndrome Research Stipend2012-13 Claudia Cohen Research Foundation Prize for Outstanding Gynecologic Cancer Researcher Application.

The Foundation acknowledges and thanks our generous donors. Through the important research discoveries made possible by Foundation research grants, women diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer have opportunities for improved treatments and better outcomes.

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is committed to adding research grants for cervical, endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancer in the future and we invite your assistance. If you are interested in funding a future research grant or prize, please contact us at research@foundationforwomenscancer.org or 312.580.1165.

To learn about the research grants and awards being offered this year, view the 2012-2013 Research Grants and Awards Booklet which describes each of the grants and awards, and the application process.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the Foundation at 312.578.1439 or research@foundationforwomenscancer.org.

Spotlight

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

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.