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

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

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

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

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.