Public Service Award Winner 2008: Barbara A. Goff, MD

GoffDr. Goff is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Goff received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, completed her residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and then completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Goff has authored more than 120 articles and has written multiple textbook chapters in gynecologic malignancies. Her current research interests are in early detection of ovarian cancer, novel therapeutics for gynecologic malignancies and surgical education. Dr. Goff is principal investigator on numerous grants including surgical skills for resident physicians, BRCA1/BRCA2 research, ovarian cancer symptom and early cancer detection studies.

Spotlight

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in West Bloomfield, MI. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.