American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOG is the nation’s leading group of physicians providing health care for women. As a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization of approximately 55,000 members, ACOG strongly advocates for quality health care for women, maintains the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education of its members, promotes patient education, and increases awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women’s health care.
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology The educational mission of the ASCCP is to improve clinician competence and performance and patient outcomes through educational activities focused around the study, prevention, diagnosis, and management of lower genital tract disorders.
Association of Oncology Social Workers AOSW is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families. Created in 1984 by social workers interested in oncology and by existing national cancer organizations, AOSW is an expanding force of psychosocial oncology professionals.
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals ARHP is the association that brings together health care professionals across disciplines and specialties for evidence based training and network building among committed colleagues. ARHP translates good science into practice by producing accredited, evidence-based programs for health care professionals across a broad range of topics.
Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists The SGNO is an international organization of nurses and health professionals dedicated to the advancement of patient care, education, and research in the field of gynecologic oncology and women’s health care.
Society of Gynecologic Oncology The SGO is a national medical specialty of physicians who are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract. Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gyn cancer by encouraging research, disseminating knowledge which will raise the standards of practice in the prevention and treatment of gynecologic malignancies and cooperating with other organizations interested in women’s health care, oncology and related fields.
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to serve as a member of the Advocates Advisory Board of the Consortium for Long-Term Survival, led by the Massachusetts General Cancer Center and funded by the Department of Defense. The purpose of this research effort is to determine the characteristics of women who are long-term survivors of ovarian cancer.