Public Service Award Winners 2004: Bill Freer, Mary Martin, Mitchell Morris, MD

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Bill Freer                    Mary Martin
In memory of a dear friend who died from ovarian cancer in 1995, Bill Freer and Mary Martin has donated their time and advertising talent to create numerous ads for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then called the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation). The Foundation will always be grateful to them for their contributions to our efforts to educate others about gynecologic cancer.”

Mitch Morris, MD
SGO Member Dr. Mitch Morris is honored for his long-standing commitment and leadership contributions to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then called the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation). A member of the Board of Directors, Dr. Morris has served on many GCF committees and was the visionary behind the development of GCF’s website, the Women’s Cancer Network. Most notably, he developed the business plan that led to GCF’s recent transition to a stand-alone organization.

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.