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!
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 […]
It will be 2 years since I was was diagnosed with carcinosarcoma (April 2015). I wanted to provide an update of where I am and what is going on with the GCS Project. Clinically, I am pretty much the same. I am under the care of Dr. Michael Birrer at Mass General Hospital and continue […]
An interview with Sam Stern – fighter, thinker, and survivor Sam Stern has done many things. She was an accomplished criminal prosecutor, was and continues to be a practicing Buddhist and Vipassana meditation teacher, she’s the mother to two beautiful children, aged 16 and 20, and she was a mindfulness and pain management teacher to […]
Participate in Carcinosarcoma Research! The Gynecologic Carcinosarcoma Project (GCSProject.org) is funding groundbreaking carcinosarcoma research. This pioneering research is being conducted at the Birrer Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center in Boston with researchers from MGH, Harvard and the Broad Institute. More information on the research team is available here. The GCS Project team […]
On November 14th, 2016, the world lost singer-songwriter Holly Dunn to GYN Carcinosarcoma – a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer. To the great loss of her family, friends, and fans, Holly died in hospice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, surrounded by people she loved. Her death was reported by the New York Times, Rolling […]
The story of MMMT cancer is not a simple one. To start, the name “MMMT” is being replaced with the term “Carcinosarcoma”. While “Carcinosarcoma” is now considered standard, MMMT (or Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumor) has a lengthy history within gynecological literature and is expected to continue to be used. MMMT is a rare cancer found in […]