As someone who has always been interested in the healthcare field in general, and in research promoting enhanced care and treatment specifically, I was elated to join the team at GYN-COE. This collaborative team of researchers, physicians and like-minded individuals has one goal: to improve the care, treatment, and ultimately, the lives of those dealing [...]
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Commitment, drive, and passion inspire redirection. My graduate professor of biochemistry demonstrated all three. He shared efforts and findings of his Alzheimer’s research during class and this sparked my own research interest. I knew I could not go back to more of the same after the experience of his class – I needed a change. [...]
Globe-athon is an unprecedented, international call-to-action that shines a light on below the belt cancers comprised of in-person events and ongoing education. In September, GYN cancer patients and supporters across the globe can join a local in-person event, or show their support for ending below-the-belt cancers in other ways. Some of the September events are [...]
This national race, hosted annually by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer was established to raise money for gynecologic cancer research and raise awareness about the prevention and detection of women’s cancers. The national Race to End Women’s Cancer is a fun-filled, empowering, family-friendly event. Whether you're a patient, survivor, friend, family member, or just someone [...]
This conference was created by and for families affected by hereditary cancer or a BRCA mutation. Attends range from people concerned about hereditary cancers, survivors, patients, researchers, advocates and more. To learn more about the conference please click here….
Cancer organizations from around the world unite on Ovarian Cancer day to educate their communities about ovarian cancer and its symptoms. World Ovarian Cancer Day also brings together women who live with ovarian cancer, and their families and friends in the fight against the disease. To learn more about Ovarian Cancer Day, please click here….
The Foundation for Women’s Cancers host multiple one-day courses for ovarian cancer survivors. During these events, women have the opportunity to speak with and learn from gynecologic oncologist and researchers, and other patients, survivors and supporters. Attendees must pre-register 30 days in advance to attend these courses click here...
Nancy Yeary was diagnosed with invasive ovarian cancer in 2005 and lost her hard fought battle against the disease in 2010 at the age of 54. Nancy was the kind of woman who touched hundreds of lives. She never considered her condition to be a battle or struggle, yet she was a courageous warrior [...]