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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 cancer with a poor prognosis.” […]


Posted: December 22, 2017 | View More »


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 treatment common? What chemo drugs […]


Posted: December 22, 2017 | View More »


Sample letter for your Physician

Please use this sample letter to take to your physician about the latest information and resources that The GCS Project provides while deciding on your treatment. Patients or family members wishing to contact Dr. Birrer for an appointment: Please see the contact information on our GCS Specialists by Location page to ensure reaching his scheduler: http://gcsproject.org/category/gcs-specialists-by-location/ […]


Posted: December 20, 2017 | View More »


Connect with a GCS Expert for a Second Opinion

Consult Dr. Michael Birrer About GCS/MMMT Have you been diagnosed with gynecologic carcinosarcoma (MMMT) and want to seek expert medical advice? The GCS Project has partnered with InfiniteMD to provide patients with the ability to receive an Expert Second Opinion via video consultation with The GCS Project’s expert consultant, Dr. Michael Birrer, Director of the […]


Posted: February 21, 2016 | View More »