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Thrive is the Foundation of Women’s Cancer’s (FWC) monthly newsletter, featuring inspirational stories from survivors, supporters and advocates, opportunities to get involved, upcoming events and education courses.

FWC hosts 10th National Race to End Women’s Cancer

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Race raises over $300,000 for FWC At least 1,171 people—including local runners, gynecologic cancer survivors and their doctors, family members, friends and virtual supporters—came together on Nov. 3 for the 10th National Race to End Women’s Cancer on Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, to support the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC). The event has raised … Read More

National Race to End Women’s Cancer 2019 Host Committee

Monday, September 16, 2019

On Nov. 3, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) will host its 10th National Race to End Women’s Cancer in Washington, DC. Meet the Host Committee responsible for the 5K or 1-mile run/walk that honors survivors, gynecologic oncologists, and advocates while supporting research in gynecologic cancer, and learn why they joined the Race. *First-time Host … Read More

Molecular Photos Artwork: Tubal Serous Carcinoma

Molecular Photos Partnership

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) entered a new partnership with Molecular Photos, an Austin-based organization that supports cancer research through artwork created from molecular images of cancer. “We’re thrilled to begin this partnership with the Foundation for Women’s Cancer,” says Michael Willoughby, the founder of Molecular Photos. “Partnering with impactful foundations like FWC is … Read More

FWC Executive Director Resigns

Thursday, April 18, 2019

On April 17, 2019, Pierre M. Désy, MPH, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC), announced the resignation of Karen Carson from her position as executive director of the FWC effective April 30, 2019. Karen spent her entire adult working life—31 years—at either the … Read More

Nearly $700,000 Awarded to Advance Gynecologic Cancer Research

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

CHICAGO, IL—On March 17, 2019, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) awarded 14 research grants, research prizes and career development awards for a total of $692,500 during the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Honolulu, HI. This was the most awarded in a single year by the FWC—demonstrating the … Read More