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

After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.