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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.

Tribute: Gynecologic Cancer Advocate Wendy N. Ericsson 1959 – 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) regrets to announce the July 27 passing of Wendy Ericsson, 60, an advocate and fierce champion of the FWC, due to complications from recurrent uterine cancer. As we collectively mourn her loss, we wanted to take a few moments to highlight her tremendous contributions to the Foundation and its … Read More

Foundation for Women’s Cancer recognizes 2019-2020 grant and award winners

Monday, June 22, 2020

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 FWC Research Grants and Awards. This year the FWC awarded 15 research grants, research prizes and career development awards in the amount of nearly $350,000. The FWC Research Grants and Awards program strives to accelerate the research of young investigators and … Read More

Answers to Cancer Patients’ Questions about COVID-19

Monday, March 16, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers may have questions about COVID-19 that are specific to cancer treatment. Here are some answers from gynecologic oncologists to questions that persons impacted by cancer might have. As a cancer patient, what does it mean to … Read More

Foundation Offers New Educational Materials for Patients

Monday, January 20, 2020

The FWC has added several new fact sheets and brochures for gynecologic cancer patients to the Foundation website. The following Gynecologic Cancer fact sheets are newly available as PDF downloads: Financial Resources for Cancer Patients: Your Guide Survivorship: Your Guide Psychosocial Issues & Survivorship: Your Guide Palliative Care: Your Guide The following new brochure titles … Read More

Pam Lewis joins FWC as Director of Major and Planned Gifts

Monday, January 20, 2020

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC)—the official foundation of the SGO—is pleased to announce the hiring of Pam Lewis, MEd, as the Director of Major and Planned Gifts. Pam has over 15 years of development and corporate sales experience. Her development roles have been focused in academic medicine, clinical healthcare systems and disease advocacy work. … Read More