News Releases

News Releases


SGO Cancels Southeast Regional Meeting in Alabama in Response to Abortion Law (June 7, 2019)
156 House Members join Reps. DeLauro and Duffy in call for increased ovarian cancer research funding (April 1, 2019)
Dr. Warner Huh begins term as 51st SGO President (March 19, 2019)
Immunotherapy improves prognosis for women with recurrent ovarian cancer in clinical trial (March 19, 2019)
Study shows HPV-related cancer incidence rates, not traditional disparities, affect Alabama’s HPV vaccine uptake (March 16, 2019)
Internal radiation therapy is critical to improving survival among women undergoing multimodal treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer (March 16, 2019)
Ovarian cancer drug niraparib maintains remission and extends time without symptoms (March 16, 2019)


Leading Women’s Health Care Groups Issue Joint Statement on USPSTF Final Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations (Aug. 21, 2018)
Dr. Carol Brown begins term as 50th SGO President (March 27, 2018)
New data suggests cervical cancer screening guidelines need to be reconsidered (March 27, 2018)
Early research portends advances in ovarian cancer understanding and treatment (March 26, 2018)
Gender differences play a role in lack of HPV vaccination (March 25, 2018)
Participation in clinical trials may overcome health disparities in ovarian cancer (March 24, 2018)
SGO recognizes gynecologic cancer clinicians, researchers at Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer (March 24, 2018)


SGO and CancerLinQ LLC Partner to Improve Quality in Women’s Oncology Care (May 24, 2017)
Service, Mentorship, Excellence in Research Honored at Women’s Cancer Conference (March 23, 2017)
New Phase III SOLO 2-Data Demonstrated A High Survival Benefit in BRCA-Mutated Ovarian Cancer Patients (March 21, 2017)
SGO Opposes Proposed 20% Cut in NIH FY2018 Budget (March 17, 2017)
Dr. Laurel Rice begins SGO presidency (March 15, 2017)
New Immunotherapy AXAL Shows Positive Results For Cervical Cancer Patients (March 14, 2017)
Parental Concerns about Sexual Activity Declining as Reason Not Vaccinating Children Against HPV (March 12, 2017)
Hospital Readmission Metrics are Not Ideal Measure in Ovarian Cancer Cases (March 12, 2017)
2017 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer highlights cutting edge research (March 1, 2017)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)