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

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.