ENGAGe and ESGO Present First World Gynecologic Oncology Day

ENGAGe and ESGO Present First World Gynecologic Oncology Day
On Sept. 20, the European Network of Gynaecological Cancer Advocacy Groups (ENGAGe) and the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) presented the first World Gynecologic Oncology Day (World GO Day). Spearheaded by ENGAGe, the initiative, set to occur annually, aims to promote collaboration among patient groups, strengthen local advocacy activities, and provide an engagement platform. The campaign is called “GO for Awareness, Action, Hope, Life.” The main objective is to raise awareness of the impact ovarian and other gynecological cancers have on patients and caregivers, and of unmet needs in disease management. Another goal is to mobilize stakeholders to advocate for better outcomes through early diagnoses, family risk factors, and a holistic approach to patient care. Last year, 1.3 million women globally were diagnosed with such cancers, including cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar in addition to ovarian. Each year, gynecological cancers affect some
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