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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.

Hollywood Power and FWC Expertise Shine the Spotlight on Endometrial Cancer 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Talking the talk takes on new urgency this spring as Ginger Gardner, MD, FACOG, a gynecologic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and Chair of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC), teams up with Hollywood actress, director and women’s health activist Meagan Good (“Harlem”).   Together, they’re taking on endometrial cancer … Read More

Breakthrough research, enduring commitment to patient care inspire partnership with National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

A strategic, science-driven partnership between the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) awarded its first pair of $50,000 annual-research grants to young investigators asking new questions and adopting novel methodologies as they explore how genetic counseling, personal finance, preventive care and other factors affect women facing ovarian cancer diagnoses.  … Read More

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