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Announcements and Messages from WICR

A Message from the 2021-2022 WICR Council Chair, AMELIE G. RAMIREZ, DRPH

Amelie G. Ramirez, DRPH, the 2021-2022 Women in Cancer Research Council Chair, shares the exciting upcoming programs that WICR has planned. Read more.

Women’s Health Week (May 8-14)

Women’s Health Week is May 8-14 and a time to focus on and prioritize improving the health of women and girls.

The AACR recognizes May 8 as World Ovarian Cancer Day. Each year the AACR organizes a variety of special conferences, meetings, and workshops to advance our understanding of specific cancer research areas, including ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer accounts for 2.5 percent of cancers in women and is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death among women.

May 9 is Women’s Check-up Day. Act now and plan your health visits, exams, and screenings. Routine check-ups with your healthcare provider are an essential part of preventative care and can help you manage your health throughout the year. AACR-Women in Cancer Research (WICR) supports the overall health and wellbeing of women and encourages cancer prevention screenings for all. Become a member of WICR today!