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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.

Women’s Cancer Research Grants Awarded to Innovative, Emerging Scientists

Thursday, March 31, 2022

PHOENIX—The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021-22 FWC Research Grants and Awards. This year the FWC awarded a total of 16 awards: fourteen research grants – two being Diversity Inclusion & Health Equity Grants, and two prizes in the amount of nearly $728,500. The FWC Research Grants … Read More

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Releases New Downloadable Rare Tumor Fact Sheets

Monday, March 14, 2022

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) offers publications and educational materials for individuals or organizations to use, print and share. We’re happy to release five new references that can help patients understand and navigate a diagnosis for these rare cancers, including information about the cancer, symptoms, screening, treatments and questions to ask. Rare Tumor: Carcinosarcoma … Read More

Vulvar Cancer Awareness—Check Out and Share These Resources

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Cancer of the vulva is a rare tumor with the most recent cancer statistics reporting that approximately 6,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed in 2022, and around 1,500 people will die from it. Although the exact cause of vulvar cancer is unknown, there are multiple factors that can increase the risk of it … Read More

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Releases Annual Report for 2020

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

“I will remain forever inspired by the immediacy with which FWC adapted our operations and communications to support our communities during a time of unprecedented complexity,” comments FWC president David G. Mutch, MD, and we couldn’t be prouder of the work we’ve accomplished together. Review the 2020 Annual Report and learn more about the education, … Read More

Patient Advocates Are Invited to Attend the SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, Mar. 18-21, 2022, in Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2022 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer is a hybrid event for medical professionals in gynecologic oncology, and patient advocates are invited to participate either in-person in Phoenix, AZ, or online. To qualify as a patient advocate, you must have the following qualifications: Volunteer or work for a tax-exempt, not for … Read More