2019 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Year: 2019

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FWC 2018 Annual Report Now Available

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) has released its 2018 Annual Report, which includes highlights of the Foundation’s efforts in research, awareness, outreach and education as well as a list of donors from the 2018 calendar year. The FWC appreciates everyone who contributed to the Foundation’s ongoing work to end women’s cancer.    

Yogi’s Routine Leads to Ovarian Cancer Discovery

Friday, December 13, 2019

Earlier this year, Dorine Olive was diagnosed with stage 2 ovarian cancer. At the age of 55, she was diagnosed with two different types of ovarian cancer, one type per ovary. Her diagnosis would have come much later, had it not been for twisted lunge and bow pose during her yoga exercises. Dorine initially overlooked … Read More

Take action to #EndWomensCancer

Friday, December 13, 2019

Take action this holiday season in memory or in honor of someone you know impacted by cervical, endometrial/uterine, ovarian, vaginal or vulvar cancer. Help move us towards a future where lives are no longer lost due to gynecologic cancers. Make a gift today! Every five minutes someone is diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer. Your contribution … Read More

Foundation for Women’s Cancer 2020 Calendar

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) 2020 Calendar is now available to download and print! If you would like to order a printed copy (while supplies last), please complete an order form and email it to FWCinfo@sgo.org. Each month of the FWC 2020 Calendar presents a different facet of gynecologic cancers, from cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, … Read More

Learning What it Means to be a Survivor

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Becky Joosten was 35-years old when she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2009. The physical, mental, and emotional hurdles that followed granted her a unique perspective of what it means to be a survivor, and eventual self-affirmation helped her feel deserving of the label. She made a visit to her doctor after she noticed … Read More