International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS)

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History

Founded 3 May 1986, San Francisco CA (USA), proposals for the setting up of the society having been made at previous meetings: June 1985, London (UK); Oct 1985, Berlin West (Germany FR).

Aims

Contribute to the prevention, treatment and study of gynecologic cancer and improve the quality of life of women suffering from gynecologic cancer; promote and facilitate the enrichment and dissemination of knowledge and skills of its members in the areas of prevention, treatment and study of gynecologic cancer.

Future Events

2020 Rome, Italy – Annual Global Meeting

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Collaborates with other organizations of medical professionals in: developing and maintaining multi-disciplinary curricula for professionals, and clinical guidelines; promotes use of IGCS approved guidelines and curricula by adapting them to the local circumstances in which they will be applied; disseminates information. Facilitates communication between professionals to: encourage research by registering trials and research activities and disseminating the outcomes; share knowledge of clinical guidelines and state of the art techniques; promote networking and knowledge exchange between senior and junior medical doctors and researchers. Promotes high standards of research, education and training, and care through an IGCS seal of approval for: evidence-based clinical guidelines; research programmes; training and education programmes. Funds: travelling scholarships for members in developing countries; international speakers for meetings of national societies in developing countries; travel grants to assist members in developing countries to attend Biennial Meetings. Holds regional scientific meeting (annual).

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 84 countries
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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Medicine
    • Reproductive System
    • Cancer

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

D2927

Last News Received

2017
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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