Research (Part 2) with Dr. Michael Birrer [VIDEO]

Patient/advocate, Diane Redington and Dr. Michael Birrer discuss the results of GCS Project research to-date and where the research is headed. This is part two of a nine part series. Dr. Birrer discusses the fact that doctors typically treat ovarian carcinosarcoma the same as ovarian cancer, but they are NOT … Continue reading Research (Part 2) with Dr. Michael Birrer [VIDEO]

Research (Part 1) with Dr. Michael Birrer [VIDEO]

Patient/advocate, Diane Redington and Dr. Michael Birrer discuss the results of GCS Project research to-date and where the research is headed. This is part one of a nine part series. Dr. Birrer states that they have already had initial results. They are doing what Dr. Birrer calls a “molecular deep … Continue reading Research (Part 1) with Dr. Michael Birrer [VIDEO]

How You Can Help: Tissue Samples

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 … Continue reading How You Can Help: Tissue Samples

Nearly $200,000 Raised for GYN Carcinosarcoma

I have so much for which to be grateful. I was diagnosed with Ovarian/Uterine Carcinosarcoma in April 2015. I have had stable disease since August 2015, which means the cancer has not receded, but has also not progressed. We are co-exisitng. I’m feeling good. Funding Research for a Cure We started … Continue reading Nearly $200,000 Raised for GYN Carcinosarcoma