The GCS Project aims to build a directory of clinicians and research partners patients can access whether it be for their primary care or second opinions. This is part of our initiative to develop centers of excellence with major cancer centers who see enough GCS patients to develop expertise and … Continue reading GCS Specialists by Location
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
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 Specialists: United States Alabama University of Alabama – Birmingham Michael Birrer, MD … Continue reading Questions for Your Medical Team
Please use this sample letter to take to your physician about the latest information and resources that The GCS Project provides for use while deciding on your treatment. To download a copy: Click Here
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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
We see some clinical trials in the future: The major research being performed at the Broad Institute (Broad Institute Link – Click Here) in Boston is scheduled to be completed in the next 8-12 weeks. Once the data is collected, data analysis will take another 4-6 weeks. The analysis of the data … Continue reading Clinical Trials
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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 … Continue reading Dr. Birrer will stay involved with the GCS Project