Ilana Cass, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Ilana Cass is Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  She also serves as an Institutional Review Board Chair for clinical research.  She completed her Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  Dr. Cass has received grant funding from the American Cancer Society – California Division, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Career Development Award from the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, the Ovarian Cancer Coalition of California and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.  Dr Cass completed her fellowship in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program for women in 2013.

Dr. Cass is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Western Association of Gynecologic Oncology and she serves on the Genetics Editorial Board, Breast and Ovarian cancer working group for the NCI Physician Data Query comprehensive cancer database and she also serves on the Gynecologic Oncology Group Cancer Prevention and Control subcommittee.

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.