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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.