The Foundation for Women’s Cancer’s website is designed for educational purposes only, and is not engaged in rendering specific medical advice or professional services. The information provided through this website should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem or are at risk for a disease, you should consult your healthcare provider. If you suspect or have been diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, you should seek care first from a gynecologic oncologist.
Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.
The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.
As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.