Mary L. Gemignani, MD, MPH

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr Gemignani

Gemignani, MD, MPH, is an Associate Attending Surgeon and an Associate Member of the Breast Surgical Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. Dr. Gemignani is dual trained as a breast surgeon and as a gynecologic oncologist, having completed fellowships in both disciplines. Dr. Gemignani specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer. Her continuing research focus is on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, including breast cancers caused by mutations in the BRCA genes.

Dr. Gemignani has also been involved in MSKCC’s Special Surveillance Breast Program, a comprehensive screening and prevention program for women who have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Dr. Gemignani is currently the Director of the Breast Fellowship program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and responsible for the educational training program for a highly selected group of surgeons choosing to specialize in breast surgery.

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 next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Baltimore, Md. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.