CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group

CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group The CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group is located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is for women with gynecologic cancers, their families, friends, loved ones and the professionals who treat them.
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We recognize that in addition to excellent medical care, there is a deep need for emotional, spiritual, and educational support when faced with the challenge of a life-threatening illness. (Please note: We are not affiliated with the CanSurvive group in Egypt. If that is the group you are looking for, include the word "Egypt" in your internet search. We only mention this so that you can find the correct support group for you in your area of the world.)

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O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB
09/08/2017
O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

Did you know that September is gynecological cancer awareness month? This study was just published from one of UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's very own, Warner Huh, M.D. This study shows promising long-term results of the HPV vaccine in reducing 90 percent of cervical cancers.

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA
08/29/2017
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

Rare Ovarian Cancers – Are We Making Progress?
Free Webinar September 6, 6pm Eastern

Join rare ovarian cancer expert Dr. David Gershenson to learn about the different types of rare ovarian cancers, their basic features, and the challenges that come with treating them.

Sign up: http://bit.ly/2wMk5ml

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
08/13/2017
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

You don't want to miss this great event on August 17 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at UAB's North Pavilion Atrium to create a lasting symbol of hope to honor all who walk the cancer journey. The event is designed to help people affected by cancer cope with the emotional side of the disease. No experience or supplies needed.

08/09/2017
Laura Crandall Brown Foundation

In September be on the lookout throughout B'ham and the rest of the state for teal lighting on prominent buildings to raise awareness about GYN Cancers....

Here are more businesses and organizations in Birmingham that will be helping to turn the Steel City into the "Teal City" for GYN Cancer Awareness month in September: UAB - The University of Alabama at Birmingham will be lighting some of their fountains on campus teal. UAB fountains at Campbell Hall, Blazer Hall, Kirklin Clinic and the Women and Infants Center will all be teal the first week of September. The UAB sign atop the North Pavilion will also be lit in teal. Thank you to the UAB Administration and Facilities Management. The Energen Plaza will be lit teal. Thank you to their Board of Directors and Management team. Harbert Realty Services will be lighting the Crescent Building on Highland Avenue teal. Thank you to HRS for all their continued support. The Temple Emanu-El (Birmingham, Alabama) will be lit teal. Thank you to the Clergy and Leadership at the Temple. The Levite JCC of Birmingham will be teal as well. Thank you to the LJCC Board and staff. The NE Miles Jewish Day School in Birmingham is lighting up teal. Thank you to Debra Abolafia for their support. #astateofteal #lightitupteal #TealTuesday

Laura Crandall Brown Foundation
08/02/2017

Laura Crandall Brown Foundation

These businesses and organizations in Birmingham will be helping to turn the Steel City into the "Teal City" for GYN Cancer Awareness month in September: The Alabama Power Building in downtown Birmingham will be lit teal September 16th through 27th. The Electra statue on top of the building and inside atrium will be lit teal. Thank you to the APCO management and facilities staff. The Birmingham sign at Regions Field will be lit teal September 1st through 7th. Thank you to Birmingham Barons GM, Jonathan Nelson, and the Birmingham Barons staff. AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company will be lighting their huge water tower in North Birmingham teal. Thank you to ACIPCO's President Van Ritchey. The main gates at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be lit teal in September. Thank you to Hope Long and the Gardens. The historic Clark Building in Downtown Birmingham will be lit teal for the month. Thank you to Johnny Johnson and the Lightfoot Law Firm. #astateofteal #lightitupteal #TealTuesday

07/27/2017

A great quote from the book "There's No Place Like Hope" (p. 10) by Vickie Girard —

“Regardless of the diagnosis, each and every day that we breathe we are living with — not dying of — cancer. (Otherwise, we have been dying of life since the day we were born.)”

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA
06/19/2017
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

Learn the latest research relevant to ovarian cancer patients, as presented at this year's top cancer research meetings. Free webinar on June 20 at 6pm Eastern.

Johns Hopkins researchers say they've unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it
06/17/2017
Johns Hopkins researchers say they've unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it

Johns Hopkins researchers say they've unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it

Jayatilaka and a team at Johns Hopkins discovered the biochemical mechanism that tells cancer tells to break off and spread throughout the body, a process called metastasis. Some 90 percent of cancer deaths are caused when cancer metastasizes. They also found that two existing, FDA-approved drugs ca...

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA
05/15/2017
Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance OCRA

The Department of Defense’s Ovarian Cancer Academy is making strides in the fight against ovarian cancer. Learn more at OCRFA's free webinar, May 18 at 6pm Eastern.

Teal Butterfly. Ovarian Cancer Awareness
05/08/2017

Teal Butterfly. Ovarian Cancer Awareness

The first World Ovarian Cancer Day took place May 8th, 2013. It is dedicated to creating and raising awareness about ovarian cancer, the women’s cancer with the lowest survival rate for which there is little awareness and no cure. On this day, ovarian cancer awareness organizations from across the world worked together with a singular focus and message for ovarian cancer and its symptoms.
World Ovarian Cancer Day will take place on May 8th each year.
This website is a resource for learning about the Day, the disease, and how to get involved with your local ovarian cancer organization.

05/05/2017

May 8 is World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day

Consumer Reports
04/28/2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

"Every parent should take stock of these statistics," says Consumer Reports medical director Orly Avitzur, M.D. "The vaccine provides a window of opportunity to prevent HPV-related cancers in adulthood."

Timeline Photos
04/22/2017

Timeline Photos

American Society of Clinical Oncology
03/30/2017
American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Greater investment in research has led to new treatment options, but these advances are only as good as our ability to deliver them to patients. Ensuring every patient with cancer has access to high-quality care remains a critical challenge.

Zejula Granted FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer
03/28/2017
Zejula Granted FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer

Zejula Granted FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer

The FDA has approved Zejula (niraparib) for treatment of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer in the maintence setting. 

Timeline Photos
03/20/2017

Timeline Photos

UNC Obstetrics and Gynecology
03/14/2017

UNC Obstetrics and Gynecology

For ovarian cancer patients, readmission metrics don't accurately measure outcomes, according to new research by UNC gynecologic oncology fellow Dr. Emma Barber, whose results were announced today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting. #GoHeels http://bit.ly/2nj2Ell

03/14/2017
Society of Gynecologic Oncology

Society of Gynecologic Oncology

2017 SGO Annual Meeting: Ovarian Cancer Surgery and Hospital Readmissions
Sh*tsanshu Uppal, MD, explains the risk for the standard of care for ovarian cancer patients if surgeons are pressured to reduce readmission rates.
https://youtu.be/ZFPV1VWdHBw

Society of Gynecologic Oncology
03/13/2017

Society of Gynecologic Oncology

Great #wellness quote from Dr. Bevis. How do you take care of yourself? #SGOMtg

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We offer 2 meetings a month: the third Friday at lunchtime and third Sunday from 2pm-4pm. The Sunday meeting has a separate meeting room for caregivers to share. Details about these meetings can be found on our website.

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Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

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