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

After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.