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

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.