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.
Elizabeth Young isn’t afraid to jump for a cause no matter how high. As a survivor of cervical cancer, Young empowers women through skydiving, running marathons and giving back to the cause. This year is no different with her second skydiving event Mother’s Day Weekend.
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.