Join IGCS today and be a part of the leading global society advancing gynecologic cancer care around the world.

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In addition to the valuable educational resources and training opportunities, you will also be supporting the society’s mission to enhance the care of women with gynecologic cancer worldwide through education and training and public awareness.

Journal Access

Online Subscription to the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer (IJGC). Depending on your member type, a journal subscription is included with IGCS Membership or may be purchased for only $15.00 USD in addition to dues.

Read the latest articles, which include evidence-based content on the detection, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gynecologic malignancies. IJGC emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach and includes original research and expert reviews.  Submit your research for publication or volunteer to review manuscripts.

Access Exclusive Education and Resources

  • Advances and Updates: What's New, What's Next? 
  • Certificate Programs in Palliative Care and Preinvasive Disease
  • In the Know: Gyn Onc Literature of Significance
  • Pathology Corner
  • Recorded Presentations from IGCS Meetings and Collaborative Meetings
  • Surgical Education

Reduced Rates to IGCS Meetings

The IGCS Annual Global Meeting attracts attendance from the global gynecologic-oncology community and takes place in different regions of the world each year.

The Annual Global Meeting features a state-of-the-art scientific program, and also reflects IGCS’s unique role in advancing women’s healthcare in middle- and low-resource settings.

Network & Collaborate Online with Colleagues

  • IGCS Member Directory connects you with other members around the world.
  • The Online Member Community (SocialLink) allows members to participate in discussions and connect with other members in a private community. 
  • The Early Career Research & Publication Network connects experienced mentors with young doctors to develop and promote research project ideas and discuss publications and scientific writing as a critical component of career development via online discussion boards, video conferencing, and in-person meetings.

Voting Rights & Eligibility for Leadership Positions

IGCS members have voting privileges (except for senior members) to elect new Officers and Council Members each year and are provided with many exclusive opportunities for involvement within the Society. Members may apply to serve on the Council or may be appointed to committees and work groups. Interested members should email mary.eiken@igcs.org for more information about how to get involved.

Training & Funding

IGCS members from low-income economies are eligible to apply for travel grants to attend IGCS meetings. Members also may be eligible to enroll as Fellows in the Global Curriculum & Mentorship Program or participate in the Visiting Scholars & Mentorship Program*.

*These programs are temporarily suspended due to travel restrictions related to the pandemic.

Become a Mentor

Members may volunteer to participate as mentors and teachers in the IGCS Global Curriculum & Mentorship Program and/or Visiting Scholars & Mentorship Program*. Global Curriculum Mentors are needed to assess the trainees’ progress and conduct site visits to work with mentee(s) and the local faculty at their home institution. Host Mentors are also needed to host Visiting Scholars for training in special topics for up to three months.

*This program is temporarily suspended due to travel restrictions related to the pandemic.

Advocacy Network & Patient Education

IGCS unites survivors-patients, advocates, advocacy groups, and professional societies around the world to strengthen our voices and build an active Global Advocacy Network. Together, we work to improve the quality of health care and empower women with tools and resources to increase their health care autonomy and enable them to act on the specific needs in their regions

Access to AAGL's SurgeryU Video Library

SurgeryU delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed surgical video to members of the AAGL and partner societies such as the IGCS through a live and on-demand video library.

The library contains over 1200 surgical videos to educate gynecologic surgeons of all levels on minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Savings on Individual UpToDate Subscription

UpToDate is the evidence-based, physician-authored resource trusted for reliable clinical answers. UpToDate incorporates the latest medical findings, the best available evidence, and practical recommendations for patient care—so whatever your clinical question, you can be sure to find the answers you need.

Join IGCS in the fight against women’s cancer worldwide.