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

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.