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.

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