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

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.