This event was held on May 13, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
There has been a lot of information about breast cancer, but what about other women's cancers? Each year, 78,000 women in the United States learn they have a gynecologic cancer. Although these gynecologic cancers are often grouped together, they vary widely in their causes, risk factors, detection, treatment and chance of a cure. Carolyn M. Johnston, M.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan, will focus on types of cancer that affect a woman's reproductive system and discuss her research as principal investigator for Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) clinical research trials at the University of Michigan.
This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 and is co-sponsored by The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach Office, the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Taubman Health Sciences Libraries.