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Bittersweet News Dr. Birrer is moving from Mass General Cancer Center to become the head of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) as of August 1, 2017. Dr. Birrer remains dedicated to the GCS Project and will launch a GCS Clinic devoted to helping women with gynecological carcinosarcoma obtain […]
The GCS Project has filed with the IRS to become a 501c3. Obtaining 501c3 status will enable the GCS Project to become eligible for grants and other public and private allocations available only to IRS-recognized, 501c3 organizations. In addition, if an organization has obtained 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, an individual’s or company’s charitable contributions to […]
The website has been quiet for a while. We are working behind the scenes to update information and make the website more interactive. We have added a new feature. We now have a GCS Discussion Board. We believe that a discussion board will enable the GCS Community to be more interactive and be a more […]
On May 7th, Kevin Schieferstein ran the Pittsburgh Marathon to raise money for the GCS Project. He raised $5500! Kevin, we cannot thank you enough for your support. What an amazing run!
Patient/advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Marcela del Carmen discuss the importance of being armed with as much information as possible in fighting gynecological carcinosarcoma. This is the ninth video of our nine part series. Dr. Marcela del Carmen explains that patients do live longer when being treated by doctors that are true experts in gyn […]
Patient/advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Marcela del Carmen discuss the importance of clinical trials and the extreme lack of funding for gynecological cancer research. This is part eight of a nine part series. Dr. Marcela del Carmen explains that they are on the forefront of major discoveries in understanding the biology of this cancer, and […]
Mass General Hospital recently published an article on our very own Diane Redington, highlighting her ambitious efforts in starting the GCS Project. They state that after several months of Diane learning that she had gynecological carcinosarcoma, she decided to stop dwelling on the disease and felt the best way to live life to the fullest […]
Patient/advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Marcela del Carmen discuss diagnosis and treatment of gynecological carcinosarcoma (MMMT). This is part seven of a nine part series. Dr. Marcela del Carmen discusses how gynecological carcinosarcoma is different than ovarian or uterine cancers. It is very important to get an accurate diagnosis from an expert to confirm exactly […]
Patient/Advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Whitfield Growden discuss availability, eligibility and decisions regarding clinical trials and the differences in treatment options. This is part six of a nine part series. Dr. Growden explains that carcinosarcomas are generally excluded from clinical trials, although uterine carcinosarcoma has been allowed in some trials. Soon, they are going to […]