Public Service Award Winner 2003: Sheryl Silver

Silver

Sheryl Silver is a freelance writer and editor who as published more than 1,400 articles in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The Atlanta Journal/Atlanta Constitution. It was through Sheryl’s long-term working relationship with The Washington Post that the development and ultimate publication of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then called the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation) supplement on Gynecologic Cancer in The Washington Post, May 7, 2002, was achieved. Her desire to be involved in the GCF supplement was due to her determination to honor her sister Johanna’s memory.

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.