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Reducing Disparities in Uterine Cancer: A Global Call to Action

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Remembering Ali Ayhan

This week, the gynecologic cancer community lost an extraordinary figure, a man who served as a “mentor of mentors,” Professor Ali Ayhan. Farewell President, you will be missed but will stay in our minds and hearts.

Meghan Anderson

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IGCS 2024 Annual Global Meeting

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the upcoming annual global meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) in Dublin, Ireland on October 16 – 18, 2024.

Meghan Anderson

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Nominations for Distinguished Advocacy Award

The Annual IGCS Distinguished Advocacy Award recognizes advocates and/or advocacy organizations that provide active, dedicated service to patients-survivors, families, caregivers, and communities—at a local, regional, or international level. The nomination deadline has passed.

Gynecologic Oncology of Canada Partners with IGCS

We are pleased to announce that The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC) has joined the IGCS Strategic Alliance Partnership. IGCS and GOC are aligned in many ways including the GOC’s purpose, to improve the care of women with or at risk of gynecologic cancer by raising standards of practice, encouraging ongoing research, promoting innovation in prevention, care and discovery, and advancing awareness.

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.

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.

Global Health Equity

Consistent with this mission and our focus on benefit to women and given the current heightened global awareness of and attention to social and health inequity, IGCS is issuing the following statement outlining its position on these important matters. Most succinctly put, IGCS supports all who espouse social and health equity around the globe.

Season's Greetings from IGCS

As 2020 comes to an end, Mary Eiken, would like to wish IGCS Members and Friends a joyous holiday season a Happy New Year with this end-of-year message.

Welcome, SASGO!

We are so pleased to announce that the South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (SASGO) has joined the IGCS Strategic Alliance Partnership. SASGO Members will now benefit from dual membership and gain access to IGCS Member benefits. Greta Dreyer, who serves as SASGO President and as an IGCS Council Member, was instrumental in facilitating this partnership.

IGCS-ISSTD Strategic Partnership

IGCS has entered a strategic partnership with the International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Diseases to achieve joint objectives in education, mentorship, and data collection to improve patient outcomes

IGCS-EMAS Position Statement on Managing Menopause

Read the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) and International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) position statement on managing menopause after gynecological cancer: focus on menopausal symptoms and osteoporosis, published in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer.

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