Israel Zighelboim, MD

St. Luke’s Cancer Care Associates

ZighelboimDr. Zighelboim is a gynecologic oncologist at St. Luke’s Cancer Care Associates in Bethlehem, PA. He received his medical degree (Magna Cum Laude) from Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1999. Dr. Zighelboim continued his training in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, completing his four-year residency training in 2005. He obtained his fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine /Barnes Jewish Hospital from 2005 to 2008.

Dr. Zighelboim is a reviewer for the journals Gynecologic Oncology, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research and Annals of Surgical Oncology. He has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and has presented his research at national and international scientific conferences. His research focuses on development and validation of molecular and novel biomarkers to improve gynecologic cancer care and outcomes.

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