Announcement Archive

Sharon Krinsky Named Director of Philanthropy
August 4, 2010–Sharon Krinsky joins The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation with 27 years of diverse and strong fundraising experience. Sharon has worked for various national and international non-profit organizations, raising hundreds of millions of dollars. More.

January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month
CancerCards and GCF Team-Up During January
December 29, 2009–CancerCards will donate $1 to GCF during January for every card purchased, so send a friend or loved one in cancer treatment a card by visiting www.cancercardsonline.com. More.

GCF Offers First Wellness Forum
From Tai Chi to Chai Tea–Steps You Can Take to Prevent Women’s Cancer
November 25, 2009–The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation in partnership with the WebMD Health Foundation is pleased to offer its first Wellness Forum. This free event will take place Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Moores UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA. More.

GCF Surgeons Raise Awareness through Rock
September 8, 2009–They’re six doctors you hope to never meet in a hospital, yet you could have a great time rocking out to their music. By profession, they are gynecologic oncologists charged with guiding women (and their families) through gynecologic cancer diagnosis and treatment and—hopefully—to a cure. With each case, their highest hope is to deliver the sweetest words a cancer patient can hear: “No Evidence of Disease.” More.

GCF is proud to introduce the Gynecologic Oncologist Awareness Campaign
November 3, 2008-Recently accumulated research shows that women diagnosed with a reproductive cancer, especially ovarian and uterine (endometrial) cancers, experience improved outcomes when treated first by a gynecologic oncologist. Gynecologic oncologists are physicians specially trained to provide comprehensive treatment of women with cancer. Please call 800.444.4441 or search our gynecologic oncologist directory to find a doctor near you. More.

GCF Releases Ovarian Cancer Risk Brochure
March 12, 2009—A new GCF brochure details the risk of ovarian cancer for all women. Understanding Your Risks of Ovarian Cancer: A Woman’s Guide outlines the symptoms of ovarian cancer, describes personal levels of risks for average women, as well as those with increased risk, and offers screening and prevention strategies that can reduce the risk. More.

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.