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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

Monday, March 8, 2021

As a Gyn cancer patient, should I get vaccinated for COVID-19? The short answer is yes! We encourage all gynecologic cancer patients who are on active therapy or have completed therapy to get vaccinated, especially since COVID-19 can be particularly dangerous for patients with cancer. The only patients who should not get the vaccine are … Read More

Cancer Treatment During COVID-19: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t

Monday, November 16, 2020

With the advent of the Northern Hemisphere’s winter cold and flu season, cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are on the rise around the world, with the highest number of cases and deaths in the United States. During the spring of 2020, numerous public venues and institutions shut down in order to flatten the curve … Read More

Patient Resources for COVID-19

Monday, August 17, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation has regularly posted and promoted articles, videos and webinars related to the impact of COVID-19 on persons with gynecologic cancer. The following content is currently available through the FWC website and additional resources are planned for later this year. Survivors Exercise Together: The Benefits of Movement … Read More

Survivors Exercise Together: The Benefits of Movement During COVID-19 Video Series

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Survivors Exercise Together: The Benefits of Movement During COVID-19 Video Series Physical movement is an important part of your cancer survivor journey. While social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic have temporarily closed down gyms, swimming pools and other recreational facilities, cancer patients and other immunocompromised individuals will still have to remain vigilant when public … Read More

May 20 Patient Webinar on Benefits of Movement During COVID-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

May 20 Patient Webinar: Survivors Exercise Together: The Benefits of Movement During COVID-19 Presentation slides (PDF) Survivors Exercise Together Webinar OnDemand (Updated June 8, 2020) On May 20, 2020, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) hosted “Survivors Exercise Together: The Benefits of Movement During COVID-19,” a 30-minute webinar on the benefits of movement in the … Read More