Cherie Estrada

Hispanic Health Educator

Ms. Estrada began her career with Baxter International in Valencia, Spain. With a degree in international marketing and Spanish, she worked for the Illinois Department of Public Health in the Training Department and to promote health awareness to Spanish-speaking residents.  She is currently involved with the Foundation’s Latinas Stay Healthy Cervical Cancer Initiative, a program that promotes regular gynecologic exams for under-served women, as well as vaccination of young women and men in order to help prevent cervical cancer.

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 Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.