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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.