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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

Chemotherapy Drug Shortage: What You Can Do

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) have taken a comprehensive approach to mitigating the chemotherapy shortages and exploring opportunities to prevent drug shortages from occurring in the future. What You Can Do:  Endorse the rapid communications regarding treatment options to preserve drug supply and alternative chemotherapy drug guidelines if … Read More

A Message to Our Gynecologic Cancer Patients, Advocates, and Community

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently reported a U.S. shortage of several drugs, including cisplatin, carboplatin, and methotrexate. These chemotherapy drugs are used to treat many types of gynecologic cancers, such as those involving the uterus, cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC), alongside … Read More

FWC Patient and Advocates Education Forum at the SGO Annual Meeting

Monday, February 20, 2023

Foundation for Women’s Cancer:  The SGO and YOU! The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is hosting a Patients and Advocates Education Forum and Luncheon on Friday, March 24 in Tampa. This event will provide an opportunity to build meaningful connections with other patients, advocates, and healthcare professionals and learn about the most recent developments and … Read More

Seeking Endometrial Cancer Survivors for New Study on Quality of Life

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer and the Society for Gynecologic Cancer (SGO) is excited to announce a new study called PROMOTE (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Opportunities through Equity). PROMOTE asks endometrial cancer survivors their opinion on their quality of life and any symptoms from endometrial cancer and/or its treatment. Historically, this knowledge around a patient’s experience … Read More