Dr. Gordinier, a native of Louisville, received her medical degree from the University of Louisville. After completing her residency at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I., she completed a fellowship in women’s oncology at Brown University, followed by another fellowship in gynecologic oncology at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She served on the faculty of Brown University for five years, and was the director of education for the women’s oncology program during that time. She subsequently practiced on the faculty at U of L for three years before joining Louisville Oncology, a part of Norton Cancer Institute, in 2008.
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.
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.
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