Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Chicago, IL USA

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Keto Diet Promotes Tumor Growth and Progression, Pro-Cancer Gene Expression in Mice with Ovarian Cancer

While the popular high-fat, zero-carb ketogenic diet or “keto” diet has been thought to help treat cancer, results from a new animal study suggest the opposite: in mice with ovarian cancer, the keto diet significantly increased tumor growth and...
11-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Race Associated with Treatment Interruptions and Higher Prevalence and Urgency of Social Needs Among Gynecologic Cancer Patients

Racial disparities have profound effects on gynecologic cancer patients and their cancer outcomes in terms of both race-based stress that contributes to interruptions in care and social needs that are more prevalent and urgent among non-White...
11-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gynecologic Cancer Clinicians and Researchers Recognized at SGO 2022 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) today recognized excellence in gynecologic cancer research and treatment with the presentation of several awards during the Society’s 2022 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Phoenix, March 18 – 21.
21-Mar-2022 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women’s Cancer Research Grants Awarded to Innovative, Emerging Scientists

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021-22 FWC Research Grants and Awards. This year the FWC awarded a total of 16 awards: fourteen research grants – two being Diversity Inclusion & Health Equity...
21-Mar-2022 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SGO Announces 2022-23 Board of Directors

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology announced its 2022-2023 Board of Directors during its business meeting on Saturday, March 19.
21-Mar-2022 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Minimally Invasive Approach to Hysterectomy in Cervical Cancer Associated with Poorer Disease-Free Survival Than Open Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery was associated with lower survival rates than open surgery as a treatment for cervical cancer, according to the final analysis of data from the LACC trial.
14-Mar-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AI Model Trained on Video Images Successfully Predicts Treatment Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Artificial intelligence (AI) can predict treatment outcomes in ovarian cancer at the time of pre-surgical assessment with a high degree of accuracy, according to results of a new pilot study.
11-Mar-2022 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Patients with Both Gynecologic Cancer and COVID-19 at High Risk of Anti-Cancer Treatment Delays, Hospitalization and Death

Gynecologic oncology patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a high risk of cancer treatment delays, hospitalization, and death, with non-White race further increasing adverse outcomes, according to the results of a new study.
15-Mar-2022 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The SGO mission is to promote the highest quality of comprehensive clinical care through education and research in the prevention and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Our vision is to eradicate gynecologic cancers.


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