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

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.