Press Release: GCF Race for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness During The Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Movement Weekend

GCF Half Marathon and 5K

Mark your calendars for the weekend of November 6-8, 2009—the inaugural Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Movement Weekend and GCF’s half marathon/5K/1 mile walk. Join gynecologic cancer doctors; survivors and their families and friends; members of the advocacy community; and over 3,000 runners and walkers in Washington, DC for this exciting awareness-raising weekend. There will be a CME course for physicians, and free concurrent cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer courses for survivors. Sunday is race day!

So put on your running shoes and be part of this powerful movement to raise awareness about gynecologic cancers. Join gynecologic cancer doctors, members of the advocacy community, survivors and serious runners for the half marathon, 5K, or 1 mile walk.

For more information, a training manual you can download and registration,visit www.gcfrace.com.

Here’s more information about how to register for the survivors courses.

Visit the Women’s Cancer Network often for updates on plans for the all the weekend activities and the latest information about gynecologic cancers.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.