September 2021 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Month: September 2021

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The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Launches Move the Message

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Launches Move the Message, a National Crusade to Increase Awareness of Gynecologic Cancers, Starting with Historically Marginalized Communities, Through Dissemination of Critical Resources to Drive Earlier Detection & Diagnosis Every five minutes, a woman is diagnosed with one of the five gynecologic cancers – cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal, or vulvar … Read More

Are You Ready to Move? Register for Move4Her this Sunday, Sept. 26

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

It’s time to move! This Sunday, Sept. 26 at 12:00 p.m. CT | 1:00 p.m. ET | 10:00 a.m. PT is the national event Move4Her. Join us virtually for this one-hour exercise experience. Fitness expert Kathy Smith will guide us through moves friendly for all fitness levels, as we raise awareness and funds! Moving with us … Read More

FWC’s Cancer Diversity and Health Equity Research Grant

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is proud to announce the return of the Diversity and Health Equity Research Grant for 2022. Researchers have the opportunity to submit their applications before Oct. 8, 2021. Research among diverse populations has demonstrated disparities in treatment outcomes, access to care, genetic testing rates, and disease survival across many diseases. The … Read More

Wine-Not Purchase for a Good Cause

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

In honor of Gynecologic Oncology Awareness Month, the organization ONEHOPE is helping to raise awareness for gynecologic cancer through supporting the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.   When you purchase from ONEHOPE Wine during GCAM, 10% of each purchase will be donated to FWC. Their mission to be a catalyst for change is made possible by donating … Read More

Making a Difference in Treatment Outcomes with the Patient Empowerment Network (PEN)

Monday, September 20, 2021

The Patient Empowerment Network (PEN) is a non-profit organization working on behalf of cancer patients and care partners. For more than a decade, PEN has been improving treatment outcomes and health equity for cancer patients and care partners at every step of their journey. Andrea Conners, Executive Director of PEN, explains how PEN stands out … Read More