Gynecologic Cancer

Why Teenage Boys and Girls Need the HPV Vaccine

Posted on: January 1, 2016

January is cervical cancer awareness month, so what does that have to do with the Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? First of all, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US today and can cause health that affect the genital areas, mouth and throat of men and women.  The Centers for Disease Control… read more

Support Gynecologic Cancer Awareness this September

Posted on: September 11, 2015

September is a month that we recognize as Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month. We’ve committed to #TurnSeptemberTeal and also recognize the other gynecologic cancer survivors this month. While some are more rare than others, they still should get adequate recognition. Feel free to share these photos on your profiles to show support of those you know who’ve… read more

Gynecologic Cancers Update

Posted on: September 1, 2015

The Many Faces of Gynecologic Cancers Wednesday, September 16th – Join us for The Many Faces of Gynecologic Cancers, an event focusing on some of the most overlooked and commonly misdiagnosed cancers in women. Join an engaging panel of medical experts as they explore the unique issues of ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers. The panel… read more

Hopeful News From UC Davis on Ovarian Cancer

A recent study published by University of California, Davis researchers suggests that we are making progress on treating ovarian cancer by extending patient lives. This is very exciting news! The researchers combed through records from the California Cancer Registry of more than 11,000 women with an ovarian cancer diagnosis between 1994 and 2001.  Survival information… read more

LEARN, LISTEN, ACT….

Posted on: September 18, 2012

By Dr. Gigi Chen: September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – LEARN about risk factors, LISTEN to your body for symptoms, ACT to reduce your risk.