Your Cervical Cancer Diagnosis

You have received a diagnosis of cervical cancer. The amount of information you receive at the time of diagnosis can feel overwhelming. All at once, you may feel there are questions to be answered, decisions to be made, and so much information to be understood.

A team of healthcare professionals will work with you throughout your treatment process. Each of them has an important job, but the most vital member of the team is you. To play an active role during your treatment, it helps to learn as much about cervical cancer as possible.

Here you will learn what you need to know about cervical cancer. It will introduce you to the people who may be part of your treatment team. It will identify the different types of treatment for cervical cancer. It may also help prepare you to talk with your treatment team and to feel more confident about your treatment plan.

 

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.