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

After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  

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.