Press Release: Expert Contributes to People Weekly Story about the Death of Jade Goody from Cervical Cancer

Chicago, April 6, 2009—Dr. Mark Einstein, the medical director of GCF’s National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign, contributed to the People Weekly coverage of the death of Jade Goody from cervical cancer by providing facts about how to prevent cervical cancer.

In its April 6, 2009, edition, People chronicled the sad news about the death of Goody, which included an interview with Dr. Einstein about the importance of the cervical cancer vaccine in preventing cervical cancer, a discussion of individual risk, the symptoms of the disease and the possibility of a cure. The article directed readers to GCF’s National Cervical Cancer Public Education Web site at www.cervicalcancercampaign.org.

People Weekly has a circulation of 3.8 million readers.

The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation provides information on the leading types of cancer including gynecologic cancers—ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer. Visit www.wcn.org to read about cervical, endometrial and ovarian cancer survivor stories and gather additional information on cancer statistics, graphs and charts, as well as clinical trials for cancer and new cancer treating drugs.

Spotlight

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

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

Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in West Bloomfield, MI. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.