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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 Cancer Education Series Coming this Fall

Monday, September 21, 2020

Coming soon: The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is preparing to launch the FWC Cancer Education Series for patients, survivors and caregivers this fall. Education will be available in the form of live webinars as well as self-paced online study modules. Scheduled topics include: Basics of cancer Genetics Clinical trials Nutrition Understanding your treatment Sexual health … Read More

Resources Available for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, August 17, 2020

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM), which was established by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) to bring awareness to cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancers. This year, people who have been impacted by gynecologic cancers have a variety of ways they can back FWC’s mission to support research, education and public awareness. … Read More

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