Educational Programs

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is committed to providing support to women as their gynecologic cancer journey continues. Each year hundreds of women from almost every state in the country attend one of the Foundation’s free, usually day-long, courses. These courses provide the most current information about treatment options, research and quality of life strategies taught by leading experts, mostly gynecologic oncologists. Most courses focus on a specific gynecologic cancer—cervical cancer, ovarian cancer or uterine cancer.

In addition to providing women with the opportunity to ask questions and interact with gynecologic oncologists and researchers, there is time for women to network and share their experience with other women. Family members, friends and other caregivers also are welcomed.

Pre-registration is required for each course and is available online 30 days prior to the date of the course. Since a complimentary meal is served to each course attendee, the Foundation would appreciate it if registrants unable to attend the course notify us at education@foundationforwomenscancer.org.

Learn more about educational programs by following these links:

Spotlight

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.