Dr. Saenz is Professor of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego Health System and holds a faculty appointment at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center. She completed her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She received the GCF/Florence & Marshall Schwid Ovarian Cancer Research Grant and currently holds a NCI Cancer Center Investigator Team Leadership Award. Dr. Saenz is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, American College of Surgeons and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer and serves as the Chair of the Education Committee.
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.