George Larry Maxwell, MD

Inova Fairfax Hospital

MaxwellDr. Maxwell has been the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Inova Fairfax Hospital since his retirement as a Colonel from the U.S. Army in 2011. Dr Maxwell serves as the co-Director of the DOD Gynecologic Cancer Translation Research Center of Excellence and is a Professor in the Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine.  He has published over 110 manuscripts and chapters, and received numerous national research awards by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.

Dr Maxwell has played a lead role in the Foundation for Women’s Cancer National Race to End Women’s Cancer and other advocacy efforts related to the Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Movement. He serves as a member of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer Board of Directors.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.