Cheryl C. Saenz, MD

San Diego Health System

SaenzDr. 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.

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.