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

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

Awareness

Check out CervivorTV’s new webisode: 5th National Race to End Women’s Cancer. Hosted by the fabulous cervivor herself, Tamika Felder! Click here.

Research

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

Education

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to announce its upcoming FREE Telephone Education Workshop Dec. 18 on Cervical Cancer. For more information, click here.