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News Releases

FWC Executive Director Resigns

Thursday, April 18, 2019

CHICAGO, IL—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

N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) Named FWC 2018 Public Service Award Recipient

Monday, November 5, 2018

Nimesh Nagarsheth, MD, attending physician at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY and N.E.D. band member, accepted the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) 2018 Public Service Award at the National Race to End Women’s Cancer in Washington, DC for the band’s commitment to bringing attention to gynecologic cancers and … Read More

#IWishIKnew Campaign Collaboration for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, September 7, 2018

CHICAGO, IL—September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM). The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2018 over 110,000 women will be diagnosed with a form of gynecologic cancer and 32,000 will die from the disease. Gynecologic cancers include cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancer. GCAM is an opportunity for organizations and people to spread … Read More