Upcoming Events

Below you will find a list of important dates for 2016 including Foundation-sponsored events (such as our free survivors courses and the National Race to End Women’s Cancer) as well as other national events and nationally-recognized awareness months.

If you know of upcoming events or represent a cancer organization hosting events that you think would benefit our viewers, please email FWCinfo@sgo.org to discuss inclusion in our Upcoming Events calendar.

January, 2016 (Cervical Cancer Awareness Month)

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Courses
January 29, 2016
Fort Lauderdale, FL

February, 2016

Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses
February 6-7, 2016
Anchorage, AK

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
February 20, 2016
West Palm Beach, FL

March, 2016

Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting
March 19-22, 2016
San Diego, CA

April, 2016

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
April 30, 2016
Rochester, MN

May, 2016

Stirrup Stories: Narratives Beyond the Speculum
May 12, 2016
Washington, DC

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
May 21, 2016
New York, NY

June, 2016

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
June 3-7, 2016
Chicago, IL

July, 2016

2016 Ovarian Cancer National Conference
July 8-11, 2016
Washington, DC

Webinar on Post Surgical Pain Management Techniques 
July 13, 2016
Presented by Sean Dowdy, MD and Pedro Ramirez, MD

August, 2016

14th Annual Summer Golf Event
August 15, 2016
Bristow, VA

September, 2016 (Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month)

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
September 10, 2016
Duarte, CA

The National Golf Event to End Womens Cancer
Register online here
September 24, 2016
Raleigh, NC

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
September 24, 2016
Chicago, IL

October, 2016 (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer
October 6-8, 2016
Orlando, FL

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
October 15, 2016
Mansfield, CT

November, 2016

Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course
November 5, 2016
Washington, DC

National Race to End Women’s Cancer
November 6, 2016
Washington, DC

December, 2016


Gynecologic oncologists discuss some of the most important research presented at the 2016 SGO Annual Meeting in San Diego. Ovarian cancer survivor and patient advocate Jocelyn Alfandre (pictured) was a featured speaker at the Annual Meeting.


The Foundation is featured in the Sept. issues of Coping, Women and Family Circle magazines. Look out for our articles & ads!


The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.


FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.