Dr. Landen is an Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Virginia. 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.
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.”
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.