Featured Content from the IGCS Education Committee

IJGC Journal Club

The October Zoom Journal Club article for discussion was ConCerv: a prospective trial of conservative surgery for low-risk early-stage cervical cancer by Kathleen M. Schmeler. View the recording and previous recordings here.

Surgical Film Festival

Registration is now open for the October 8th Surgical Film Festival. These free online surgical film festivals are narrated by expert surgeons in the field of gynecologic oncology. Attendees can participate in live discussion while viewing the surgical films and hear from the global experts in ultra-radical procedures.

IGCS 2021 On-Demand Access

Registered delegates have access to view all sessions, digital posters, and surgical films in the IGCS Meeting portal until December 4, 2o21. Thanks to all our speakers, delegates, and partners for making IGCS 2021 another success!

Palliative Care Certificate Program

We are pleased to announce that the IGCS is launching a series of self-guided, educational certificate programs available to all IGCS Members. The learner can set their own pace to complete the course work, required reading, quizzes, and posttest in easy-to-follow modules.

Breast Cancer Course

Learn about the latest innovations in the knowledge and characteristics of breast cancer, detection, prevention, comprehensive management, surgery options, and personalized medicine. The recordings of this three-part webinar are only available in Spanish.

Early Career Workshop

This Early Career Workshop is geared towards young clinicians and researchers who are currently in training and those who have completed training within the last five years and are dedicated to the study of gynecologic cancers.

2nd International Web Conference

We invite you to participate in the 2nd International Web-Conference “Gynecologic oncology: from clinical trials to practice”, which will be held on May 20, 2021. This virtual event will cover a range of topics related to research, diagnosis, and treatment of ovarian, endometrial, vulvovaginal, and cervical cancers, with a particular emphasis on rare cases.

Education Highlight: Palliative Lecture

Login to the IGCS Education Portal to access a recently recorded didactic focusing on palliative medicine and end of life care by Dr. Michael Pearl. The lecture provides an overview of palliative medicine, including end-of-life care, ethics, and communication with a Q&A segment after.

Join the Early Career Network

IGCS Members who are currently in training or have completed training within the last 5 years are eligible to join the Early Career Research & Publications Network. Log in to the Education Portal to view a recording of the recent Early Career workshop and download presentation slides.

Education Highlight: Ask a Pathologist

Members, log in to the Education Portal for the latest pathology resources and send your pathology questions to pathology@igcs.org. “Ask a Pathologist” is available to IGCS Members thanks to our Strategic Alliance Partnership with the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists.

Latin America Webinar 2020

On Dec 5th, IGCS is hosting a Spanish-language webinar in collaboration with our Latin American Strategic Alliance Partners: Selected Topics in Gynecologic Oncology. The live event will be held in Spanish with English translation. Participants will hear about the current status of surgical options in ovarian cancer and an update on the current indications of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in cervical cancer.

Education Highlight: Pathology Corner Resources

Login to the IGCS Education Portal to access new resources recently uploaded in the Pathology Corner. Download comprehensive summaries of the 5th edition update of the WHO Blue Books created by members of the IGCS Pathology Work Group for cervix, ovary, uterine, vulvar, and vaginal cancers.

Education Highlight: In the Know

This month’s IGCS Education Highlight is from In the Know – Ed’s List. Ed’s lists provide a compilation of abstracts related to the field of gynecologic oncology from multiple scholarly journals. IGCS Members can login to the Education Portal to access the entire archive of In the Know.

Education Highlight: Pathology Corner

IGCS is excited to announce an all-new area of the member education portal, the pathology corner created to streamline pathology related education curated specifically for gynecologic oncologists.

New Interactive Learning Article

Visit the IGCS Member Education Portal to download the IGCS-IJGC Interactive Learning Article: Decision analysis for secondline maintenance treatment of platinum sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer: a review

COVID-19 Virtual Tumor Boards

We have expanded our Project ECHO Virtual Tumor Boards, extending an invitation to our members to come together to discuss gynecologic oncology cases with special considerations for COVID-19. Please join us for the next tumor board on April 25th or view recordings of previous sessions here.

Education Highlight: IGCS-IJGC Interactive Learning Articles

We are excited to announce that the IGCS Education Committee’s Work Group on Gynecologic Cancer has developed a new interactive learning feature that allows members to test their knowledge while reading select articles published in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer.

Education Highlight: Select Webcasts

Did you miss IGCS 2019 in Rio? Were you there and could not attend all the talks you wanted to? Like every meeting – there was an abundance of excellent presentations including new research, clinical trials and review sessions. This month we highlight two sessions from Rio which we hope you will find interesting and relevant to your practice.

Education Highlight: IGCS 2019 Webcasts

Over 60 recorded presentations (webcasts) from the 2019 IGCS Annual Global Meeting held in Rio de Janeiro September 19-21, 2019 are now available. 

Education Highlight: IGCS’s First Webinar Recording

In this month’s IGCS Education Highlight, we bring you recordings from our live-streaming webinar: Gynecologic Cancer Update. Dr. R. Wendel Naumann (USA) hosted the event on Sept 6, 2019 at Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC and several expert speakers presented the most recent updates on various topics related to gynecologic cancers.

Education Highlight: IGCS-PARSGO Recordings

Two renowned hospitals, the Charité in Berlin and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN have been cooperative partners for several years, hosting a major international conference on women´s cancer every two years. IGCS Members may access the recordings by logging into the IGCS Education Portal.

Education Highlight: In the Know

This month’s IGCS Education Highlight is from In the Know – Ed’s List. Ed’s lists provide a compilation of abstracts related to the field of gynecologic oncology from multiple scholarly journals. This month’s featured article concludes: Cases negative for evidence of serous carcinoma of peritoneal origin at the time of Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy and found to be STIC positive, developed serous carcinoma of peritoneal origin 4-6 years later…

Education Committee Update: Overview of Online Education

A message from the IGCS Education Committee Chairs Ritu Salani and Ane Gerda providing an overview of educational content currently available and a preview of projects in development.