A professor in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas, Anil Sood also serves as co-director of the institution’s Center for RNA Interference and Non-Coding RNA and director of the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program. In addition, Anil Sood supports the work of organizations such as the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.
Founded to raise awareness of and fund research on gynecologic cancers, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer also considers education to be an important part of its mission. To that end, it offers courses for patients and the public. Upcoming free courses include the following.
1. Ovarian Cancer Education Course in New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2018, in the Stern Auditorium at Mt. Sinai Hospital: Taught by a team of researchers, physicians, and others, this day-long course will feature up-to-date information on ovarian cancer clinical trials and research. It will also include continental breakfast and lunch.
2. Gynecologic Cancer Course in Washington, DC, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the JW Marriott. This day-long course will focus on gynecologic cancer-related trials and research. Cancer care team members, including physicians and researchers, will present the information. The event will include continental breakfast as well as lunch.