News Releases

News Releases

2016

Medical Societies, Advocacy Groups Develop Genetics Toolkit (Oct. 5, 2016)
Dr. Jeffrey Fowler Begins SGO Presidency (March 22, 2016)
SGO Names New CEO for Society and Foundation (Feb. 18, 2016)
SGO’s Foundation for Gynecologic Oncology Merges with Foundation for Women’s Cancer (Jan. 4, 2016)

2015

Dr. Robert Coleman Begins SGO and Foundation Presidency (April 10, 2015)
Immunotherapy Delays Recurrence for Stage III and IV Ovarian Cancers (March 28, 2015)
Medical Societies Recommend Consideration of Primary HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer Screening (Jan. 8, 2015)

2014

FDA approval of nonavalent HPV vaccine adds new tool to eradicate cervical cancer (Dec. 10, 2014)
Primary HPV screening offers important new option for cervical cancer detection, prevention  (April 24, 2014)
Targeted Cancer Therapy May Treat Resistant Gynecologic Cancers (March 25, 2014)
Dr. Richard Barakat Begins SGO and Foundation Presidency (March 25, 2014)
Women With Gynecologic Cancers May Live Longer When Treated at High-Volume Medical Centers (March 24, 2014)
Women with BRCA1 Mutations May Still Be at Risk for Rare Types of Uterine Cancer After Preventive Surgery to Remove Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes (March 24, 2014)
Volunteerism, Collegiality, Innovation and Commitment Honored at Women’s Cancer Conference (March 22, 2014)
Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer (March 22, 2014)

2013

SGO releases list of commonly used tests and treatments to question (Nov. 1, 2013)
Women can lower their risk for gynecologic cancers (Sept. 16, 2013)
Dr. Barbara Goff assumes SGO and Foundation presidency (March 12, 2013)
More than 60 percent of ovarian cancer patients do not receive recommended treatment (March 11, 2013)
Bathing abdomen in chemotherapy gives ovarian cancer patients better chance of survival (March 9, 2013)
Science, innovation, humanitarianism, public service honored at SGO conference (March 9, 2013)
Advances in gynecologic cancer care focus of SGO conference (March 5, 2013)
SGO addresses threats to gynecologic oncology care; proposes solutions (Jan. 30, 2013)

2012

GOG Awards $100,000 Grant to Foundation for Gynecologic Oncology (Oct. 8, 2012)
Foundation for Gynecologic Oncology Debuts Survivorship Toolkit (Sept. 13, 2012)
SGO Endorses USPSTF Recommendations not to Screen Low-Risk Women for Ovarian Cancer (Sept. 11, 2012)
Dr. Ronald D. Alvarez Elected 44th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (March 27, 2012)
Nobel Laureate Makes Strong Case for Vaccinating Young Males against HPV to Prevent Cervical Cancer in Females (March 26, 2012)

2011

With Federal Funding For Cancer Research on the Chopping Block, SGO Releases Report on Women’s Cancer Research Priorities for Next Decade (Sept. 8, 2011)
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Changes Name to Society of Gynecologic Oncology (May 3, 2011)