Barbara A. Goff, MD

University of Washington

GoffDr. Goff is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Goff received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, completed her residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and then completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Goff has authored more than 120 articles and has written multiple textbook chapters in gynecologic malignancies. Her current research interests are in early detection of ovarian cancer, novel therapeutics for gynecologic malignancies and surgical education. Dr. Goff is principal investigator on numerous grants including surgical skills for resident physicians, BRCA1/BRCA2 research, ovarian cancer symptom and early cancer detection studies.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.