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

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.