GCS Resources

Newly Diagnosed? What to do

SIX STEPS TO TAKE WHEN YOU ARE DIAGNOSED WITH MMMT OR CARCINOSARCOMA By Diane Redington   You have just received a traumatic diagnosis of one of the rare gynecological carcinosarcomas. It could be ovarian, uterine or more rare—tubal or vaginal. Internet research indicates, “MMMT is a very rare and aggressive … Continue reading Newly Diagnosed? What to do

Questions for Your Medical Team

Below are some basic questions that you can print and take to your physician’s appointment.   To reach a printable format:     CLICK HERE Information for the Newly Diagnosed Website with information: www.gcsproject.org     Carcinosarcoma Have you treated this diagnosis at this facility? If it’s not common is the … Continue reading Questions for Your Medical Team

Scientific Resources – Intro

Here are some articles on uterine carcinosarcoma:   NCCN Guidelines: Uterine Neoplasms, 2017   Uterine Carcinosarcoma, Review of the literature, 2015 – the latest comprehensive review   Arend, Endometrial cancer: Molecular markers and management of advanced stage disease – the article doe not discuss carcinosarcoma, but it addresses the subject … Continue reading Scientific Resources – Intro

Knowledge truly is power – and part of our mission is to provide the correct information about gynecologic carcinosarcoma (GCS), also known as malignant mixed Müllerian tumor (MMMT).   Visit our “WHAT IS GCS / MMMT?” page to read more details about this type of cancer and it’s treatment options. Click … Continue reading

Dr. Birrer will stay involved with the GCS Project

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 … Continue reading Dr. Birrer will stay involved with the GCS Project