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Facts About Gynecologic Cancers (PDF)

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2014 National Race to End Women’s Cancer Media Kit (PDF)

Photos from the 2013 National Race to End Women’s Cancer

Read the latest news and information about the Foundation for Women’s Cancer:

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer was founded by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) in 1991. The Foundation’s mission is to support research and training, and education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment. The Foundation advances this mission by increasing public and private funds that aid in the development and implementation of programs to meet these goals.

Media Contact Information
Karen Bate
Director of Marketing and Media
703.402.2672
karenbbate@gmail.com

Leadership Biographies
David M. Gershenson, MD
Carol L. Brown, MD

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.