Lynda Roman, MD

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

RomanDr. Roman is an Associate Professor and Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She also is the Fellowship Director in Gynecologic Oncology and Co-Director of the Lynne Cohen Cancer Preventive Clinic at the USC Norris Cancer Center.

Dr. Roman completed her fellowship In Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. She has an extremely busy clinical practice, and is an active investigator in numerous clinical trials focusing on innovative treatments for gynecologic malignancies as well as on ovarian cancer prevention. She is a member of numerous societies, including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology for which she serves as a member of the governing board.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.