IGCS is partnered with Globe-athon to End Women’s Cancers to align advocacy efforts.


Globe-athon is an international movement and “call to action for groups, healthcare professionals, survivors and the lay public to unify global efforts in the common goal of fostering public awareness and education about gynecologic cancer.”

In this effort, we are coordinating efforts with IGCS membership and Globe-athon followers to organize and harmonize awareness events across the globe in an unprecedented effort raise awareness of women’s cancers.

We strongly encourage IGCS members willing and able to support advocacy efforts in their respective country to please contact Dr. Larry Maxwell directly at george.maxwell@inova.org.

  • Social Media:  Please follow Globeathon on social media and start spreading awareness to your patients, colleagues, friends, and families on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Education for Community Advocates and the Public

  • Patient advocates and educators:  Globe-athon is working to standardize elements of an instructional series aimed at educating community advocates in regions worldwide. These resources will be circulated over the next few months and formally presented at international meetings over the next year.
  • Survivor population:  Globe-athon has worked with experts to develop educational videos for the lay public in English and other languages and is currently seeking volunteers to create content and translate current material into other languages. If members are interested in developing educational videos for patients, survivors and the general public regarding women’s cancer prevention, treatment or other topics, please email Dr. Larry Maxwell at george.maxwell@inova.org. Please go to https://globeathon.com/our-work/educational-lectures/ for examples.