The Foundation for Women’s Cancer to Host Free Patient and Advocates Education Forum in San Diego

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to host a free Patient and Advocate Education Forum on​​ Friday, March 15, 2024, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PT, in San Diego, CA, at the San Diego Convention Center. The organization welcomes all gynecologic cancer (cervical, endometrial/uterine, ovarian, vaginal, and vulvar) patients, advocates, family members, and providers.

ESMO: PARP inhibitor plus immunotherapy lowers risk of endometrial cancer progression over chemotherapy alone

Immunotherapy with the anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody durvalumab improved progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with newly diagnosed advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer compared with chemotherapy alone, with further benefits gained from the addition of the PARP inhibitor olaparib in maintenance setting, according to researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

July 2023 Tip Sheet From Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

A first-of-its kind drug for prostate cancer, an ancient retrovirus that may drive aggressive brain cancer, disparities in endometrial cancer rates among Black women, a new trial seeking answers for higher rates of aggressive prostate and breast cancer in Black men and women, and more are in this month’s tip sheet from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.


The results of two clinical trials, presented today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 2023 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, showcased adding immunotherapy to standard chemotherapy resulted in significantly longer progression-free survival (PFS) among patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer (EC).

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer to Host Patient and Advocates Education Forum at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Tampa on March 24

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer will host a Patients and Advocates Education Forum and Luncheon on Friday, March 24, 2023 in Tampa, FL during the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 2023 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.

UC San Diego Health Experts Available during Endometriosis Awareness Month

With Bindi Irwin recently making headlines about her personal experience with endometriosis, experts at UC San Diego Health are available to discuss a variety of topics, including causes, symptoms and treatment options to manage the condition during Endometriosis Awareness Month…

MD Anderson Research Highlights for March 8, 2023

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights showcases the latest breakthroughs in cancer care, research and prevention. These advances are made possible through seamless collaboration between MD Anderson’s world-leading clinicians and scientists, bringing discoveries from the lab to the clinic and back.

ASTRO issues updated guideline on radiation therapy for endometrial cancer

A newly updated clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) provides recommendations on the use of radiation therapy and systemic therapy after surgery to treat patients with endometrial cancer. The guideline also considers the role of surgical staging and molecular profiling techniques in determining whether a patient should receive post-operative therapy. The guideline is published in the January/February 2023 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology.

New Study Shows Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Increase Risk of Cancer Mortality

In a large study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society, men and women who drank two or more servings of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) per day, compared to people who never drank, had a five percent increased risk of death from an obesity-related cancer, including gastrointestinal, postmenopausal breast, endometrial and kidney cancer.

Sylvester Researchers Study Vaginal Microbiome’s Role in Screening for Endometrial Cancer

The vaginal microbiome differentiates benign disease from endometrial cancer and can even provide insight about the specific endometrial cancer type and disease severity, according to a study by investigators at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of…

Grant to help UniSA researchers develop personalised cancer treatment

Personalised cancer treatment is one step closer to becoming a reality for more patients, thanks to a Cancer Council Beat Cancer Project grant awarded to University of South Australia researcher Dr Stephanie Reuter Lange to explore how computer-based modelling can optimise cancer treatment and remove the need for expensive clinical trials.