Just Diagnosed

You have just received a diagnosis of a gynecologic cancer. The amount of information you receive at the time of diagnosis can feel overwhelming. You may feel that there are too many unanswered questions, decisions to be made and so much information to be understood.

Hopefully you are receiving care from a gynecologic oncologist. Gynecologic oncologists are board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists who have an additional 3-4 years of specialized training in treating gynecologic cancers from an American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology-approved fellowship program. A gynecologic oncologist can manage your care from diagnosis to completion of treatment providing both surgery and drug therapies (chemotherapy).

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer hopes that the information provided on this website will help you through this challenging time.

Cervical Cancer
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)
Primary Peritoneal
Ovarian Cancer
Uterine/Endometrial Cancer
Vaginal Cancer
Vulvar Cancer

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.