October 2021 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Month: October 2021

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19 Years of Golfing for Gyn Cancer

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Mark and Paige Anderson help spread awareness about gyn cancers through fundraising for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer by holding an annual golf tournament in the Washington D.C. area. The 19th annual golf tournament was held Aug. 30, 2021, and raised over $23,000. The couple’s efforts over the past 19 years have raised more than $410,000 … Read More

FWC Recaps September with GCAM and Move4Her Success

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) in partnership with the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) celebrate the success of raising awareness for gynecologic cancers during Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM). During the month of September, FWC posted links to educational material, resources and graphics to encourage increased awareness of gyn cancers. New downloadable social media content helped these efforts … Read More

Let’s Keep Moving! New FWC Campaign Aims to #MoveTheMessage Across the Nation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) in partnership with the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) recently launched a national campaign called #MoveTheMessage. This campaign aims to increase awareness of gynecologic cancers with a focus on historically marginalized communities and populations. Available online is a collection of patient education resources that provides insight and facts regarding … Read More

Save the Date Nov. 6 for the FWC Cancer Education Series On Survivorship

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Did you know in 2019, there were over 1 million survivors of gynecologic cancer in the United States? In this report, The American Cancer Society defines a cancer survivor as “any person with a history of cancer, from the time of diagnosis through the remainder of their life.” Experiencing survivorship may seem like a spectrum … Read More

NOCC Research Grant Partnership

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) Research Grants and Awards applications are now closed and the total number of research dollars available was over $518,000. This annual cycle is important for medical researchers to have the opportunity to obtain critical funding for advancing clinical trials and gynecologic cancer research. Researchers had the opportunity to apply for … Read More