Ernest Lengyel, MD, PhD

University of Chicago

LengyelDr. Lengyel is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Section of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Chicago. He completed his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at UCSF/Stanford and has a clinical practice focused on the surgical treatment of ovarian cancer and a translational research laboratory studying ovarian cancer metastasis.

Dr. Lengyel received the GCF/Margaret Greenfield/Carmel Cohen, MD “Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award” and is a full member of several organizations, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Spotlight

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.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

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.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.