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Patient Resources

Additional resources for patients with gynecological cancer and their families can be found at the links below. These links will take you outside the Upstate Cancer Center website.

National Cancer Institute

At the National Cancer Institute, find comprehensive information and resources that fit your needs as a patient, caregiver, health professional, researcher, or other visitor.


The Oncolink website is maintained by a group of oncology healthcare professionals who understand the needs of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. OncoLink's content is continually updated and ranges from treatment and disease information for a newly diagnosed patient, support through the cside effects of treatment, and into survivorship.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC offers information on gynecologic cancers, including prevention, symptoms, treatment, survivor stories, and resources such as videos and symptom trackers.

Foundation for Women's Cancer

The Foundation for Women's Cancer (FWC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of gynecologic cancer risk awareness, prevention, early detection and optimal treatment.

Grace's Garden

Grace's Garden is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization offering support to women of Central New York who are affected by gynecologic cancers. Our goal is to provide emotional and social support, as well as engage in community activities which promote increased attention to the prevention and early detection of these cancers. We are survivors sharing our own experiences, strengths and hopes.

Hope for Heather

Hope for Heather is a local 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for ovarian cancer by funding research and improving survival through patient education and early detection. The organization also helps to provide comfort to women and their families devastated by cancer.