Charles N. Landen Jr., MD

University of Alabama

LandenDr. Landen is an Associate Professor in Gynecologic Oncology, with joint appointments in the Departments of Cancer Biology and Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is a member of the CDMRP/Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Academy and a graduate of the Reproductive Scholar Development Program, dividing his time between clinical care and basic/translational research in ovarian cancer. He is a prior recipient the Foundation/Carol’s Cause Outstanding Paper Award and the Foundation/Sarah Biedenhard Ovarian Cancer Research Grant. He is a full member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Cancer Foundation and the Norma Livingston Foundation.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Baltimore, Md. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.