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Additional Resources

We hope that ECANA is a place for you to find education, connect with community, and read about the latest research. We know we can’t provide everything you need. That's why we put together a list of other organizations and their resources that we think might be useful to you. We consider each of these organizations to be friends of ECANA. 

Have another resource we should add? Let us know, by getting in touch!



Endometrial cancer clinical education & resources 

Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) is the United States’ premier professional society for doctors who treat gynecologic cancers (gynecologic oncologists). They provide education, encourage cutting-edge research, and advocate for patients and members to improve care and research in gynecologic oncology. SGO resources:  

Clinical guidelines for management of gynecologic cancers: Scroll down to “Endometrial Cancer” for more technical information on what is considered the “gold standard” for treating women with this condition; your care provider will be able to answer your questions about your treatment options.

Uterine cancer information for patients, survivors, and caregivers: This page includes links to clinical practice guidelines, specialist listings: 

 

Foundation for Women’s Cancer: a nonprofit organization working to end women’s cancer by advancing research, education, and awareness in partnership with the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO). Foundation for Women’s Cancer resources: 

  • Endometrial Cancer Guide to help you clarify and understand the decisions that need to be made about your care for the treatment of endometrial cancer. 
  • Educational programs that provide the most current information about treatment options, research, and quality of life strategies taught by leading experts. 
  • Understanding your diagnosis of endometrial cancer

 

National Comprehensive Cancer Network - a non--profit alliance of cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. 



Finding community, hearing stories  

Real Black Grandmothers: The first and only digital archive of personal accounts, cultural artifacts, living and oral histories that captures the remarkable and diverse experiences of black grandmothers and their grandchildren from the past to the present. Find (and share!) stories and sayings about health, resilience, relationships, spirituality, and more!



Advocacy, research, and clinical resources for African-American and Black women’s health  

Black Women’s Health Imperative: The only national organization dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation’s 21 million Black women and girls – physically, emotionally and financially. 

Learn more about their political advocacy work, access resources on health issues, and read their blog.  

You can also read their report: IndexUS describing lessons about being Black and healthy from 20 years of research from the Black Women’s Health Study. 

Black Women’s Health StudyA research team – established in 1995 - working toward a better understanding of causes of illnesses and determinants of good health for Black women. You can read their research publications and newsletters to learn about what they’ve found in their research so far. 

BLKHealth A platform to educate, engage, and empower the Black community in improving our health and wellness. Includes links to resources by health issue, a blog with stories of articles about Black health and personal stories about health care experiences, highlights on individuals working to improve Black health and a podcast series



Local organizations  

Check back often - this list will grow as ECANA expands our geographic reach! 

Atlanta 

Feminist Women’s Health Center: provides a range of safe and accessible reproductive health care services and community programs aimed at centering and empowering the patient and community using a reproductive justice framework