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FWC Executive Director Resigns

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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

Cancer Prevention Month, new website and more!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

February is Cancer Prevention Month This month and throughout the year, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is committed to helping people understand steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of gynecologic cancers. Maintain your health by sustaining a healthy weight, being physically active and eating a balanced diet. Be aware of risk … Read More

Linda Ryan

Surviving and Giving Back

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A routine Pap exam in 2004 was the beginning of a fifteen-year cancer journey for Linda Ryan, cervical cancer survivor. At age 36, Linda was initially diagnosed with stage 0 adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), a condition where abnormal cells are found in the glandular tissue that line certain internal organs, such as—and most commonly—the cervix. The … Read More