Please watch this important 16 minute short informational film, “What Every Woman Should Know”, paid for by Let Every Woman Know – Alaska and produced by Spark Media to promote gynecologic cancer awareness. Be DOWN THERE aware!
N.E.D. – No Evidence of Disease – an amazing rock band of 6 GYN oncologists raising awareness and money for GYN cancers. Check out the website for the band at www.nedtheband.com and check out the website for more information on the full length documentary professionally produced by Spark Media at www.nedthemovie.com
Other Helpful Websites and Resources:
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/knowledge/pdf/CDC_GYN_Comprehensive_Brochure.pdf The CDC published a wonderful and informational handbook discussing the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancers.
http://www.alaskawomenscancercare.com/ Alaska Women’s Cancer Care is the only Gynecologic Oncology practice in the state of Alaska.
http://www.womenlisten.org/ Women Listen is a group of women cancer survivors in Alaska that offer weekly support meetings and annual retreats.
http://www.alaskacancercarealliance.org/ The Alaska Cancer Care Alliance is a network of patients, providers, agencies and programs helping patients and their families find the resources, support, and strength to manage their medical challenges.
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/ The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research and training, and ensuring education and public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.
www.alyeskaclimbathon.com A local gynecologic cancer awareness event where participants challenge their vertical capacity while climbing for a cause.
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/wp-content/uploads/learn-listen-act-to-maintain-your-gynecologic-health.pdf The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Learn, Listen, Act to maintain gynecologic health brochure.
http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/cancer.html The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HPV and cancer information page.
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/gynecologic/index.htm The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gynecologic cancer information page.
http://www.ovariancancer.org/ Ovarian Cancer National Alliance educates health care professionals and raises public awareness of the risks and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian The National Cancer Institute on ovarian cancer.
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/index American Cancer Society provides information on cancer, research, advocacy, and community programs and services.
http://eyesontheprize.org/ A web community created to provide you with information, shared experience, resources, support and company as you run your race with gynecologic cancer.
http://www.endwomenscancer.org/ The Foundation for Women’s Cancer’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer is a movement to shine a bright light on gynecologic cancers and provide crucial grant funding to researchers, and to share educational information and resources women need to prevent, detect, treat and defeat women’s cancer.
http://globeathon.com/ The first ever international relay for gynecologic cancers happening in September 2013 in over 80 countries worldwide.
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
http://www.nccn.org/index.asp The National Comprehensive Cancer Network is a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world’s leading cancer centers dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.
https://www.cancercare.on.ca/toolbox/drugs/patientdruginfo/?WT.mc_id=/druginfo Cancer Care Ontario has some good handouts with information about chemotherapy.
https://www.sgo.org/ The Society of Gynecologic Oncology is the premier medical specialty society for health care professionals trained in the comprehensive management of gynecologic cancers.
https://alaska.providence.org/locations/pamc/services/cancer/Pages/default.aspx The Providence Cancer Center is the champion of cancer care for you and your family, warm and welcoming, right here at home.
http://www.caringbridge.org/ This is a site where you can create a health social network or support planner to keep family and friends informed and coordinate care.