May 2023 – Foundation for Women's Cancer


Month: May 2023

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A Special Message for Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2023

This Memorial Day, please join us in recognizing and honoring our military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation. We observe this day to honor their heroic, selfless acts and preserve their memories. To our Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) active-duty, reserve, and veteran members, we applaud you for your service … Read More

Highlights and Resources from the National Rural Health Association Conference, May 16-18, 2023

Sunday, May 28, 2023

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) recently participated in the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Annual Conference in San Diego, California. The conference brought together key stakeholders across industries that are serving and learning from residents of rural communities. Some key highlights, including resources from participating organizations with service lines to rural-residing gynecologic cancer patients … Read More

Answer the Call From an Ovarian Cancer Survivor: Dee Sparacio’s Story

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Dee Sparacio was in the audience in March 2023 when the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) announced twelve research award and grant recipients at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. As an SGO patient advocate member and conference participant, she watched and listened, quietly reflecting that it has been seventeen … Read More

International Gynecologic Cancer Society Announces Inaugural Uterine Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Global initiative seeks to raise awareness about uterine cancer and promote further research funding, education, and access to care Atlanta, Ga. – May 23, 2023 – The International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) in collaboration with over 25 partner organizations from around the world, today announced June as the inaugural Uterine Cancer Awareness Month. The observance … Read More

Endometrial Cancer Advocacy: How to get Involved this June

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), in partnership with patient advocacy groups, is working to secure an endometrial cancer research funding line in the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) with $10 million for fiscal year 2024. The CDMRP receives congressional appropriations explicitly for biomedical research in specific, congressionally identified health … Read More