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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

Check out CervivorTV’s new webisode: 5th National Race to End Women’s Cancer. Hosted by the fabulous cervivor herself, Tamika Felder! Click here.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce its upcoming FREE Telephone Education Workshop Dec. 18 on Cervical Cancer. For more information, click here.