Partnerships with health organizations that have a shared vision and commonality in gynecologic oncology are essential to accomplishing the society’s strategic goals. Alliances with organizations whose goals align with those of the IGCS strengthen our message and broaden the reach of our mission to enhance the care of women with gynecologic cancer worldwide through education, training and public awareness.

IGCS is eager to develop unique partnerships to support the mission of the Society. To learn more about how you can partner with the IGCS, please contact Mary Eiken, CEO, at

Current IGCS Partners include:

African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC)

aorticAORTIC is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of cancer control and palliation in Africa. Executive members volunteer as knowledge workers for the plight of cancer patients in Africa. AORTIC strives to unite the African continent in achieving its goal of a cancer-free Africa, and seek to make a positive impact throughout the region through collaboration with health ministries and global cancer organizations.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

ASCO Name Tag Logo Black SASCO is a professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people with cancer. ASCO’s mission is to conquer cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.


European Society of Gynecological Oncology (ESGO)

esgo-logoESGO, Europe’s leading non-profit gynaecology oncology society, strives to improve gynaecological cancer care by providing training standards, educational opportunities and breakthroughs in the prevention, treatment and study of gynaecological oncology. IGCS is proud to partner with ESGO in the joint publication of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer (IJGC) and other educational initiatives.

Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG)

gcigThe mission of the GICG is Enhancing the Global Impact of Clinical Trials in Gynecologic Cancer. GCIG conducts trials through the Cervical Cancer Research Network (CCRN). IGCS supports the mission of GCIG by partnering in clinical trial education, access to trials and dissemination of information derived from trials.

National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) established the Center for Global Health (CGH) in 2011 to help reduce the global burden of cancer. CGH develops initiatives and collaborates with other NCI divisions, NCI-designated cancer centers, and countries to support cancer control planning build capacity, and support cancer research and cancer research networks in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is an alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers, working together to develop treatment guidelines for most cancers, and dedicated to research that improves the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care. The core resources made available by NCCN are the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®).

To make the Guidelines more relevant in low and middle resource settings, NCCN began publication of NCCN Frameworks for Resource Stratification. In partnership with the IGCS, these Guidelines will be tested and updated accordingly to provide meaningful information to members practicing in resource stratified regions of the world.

First Ladies of Africa and the Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation

africa-first-ladies princess-nikkyThe First Ladies of Africa and the Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation have partnered to put an end to cervical, breast and prostate cancer in Africa.  IGCS has partnered with the First Ladies of Africa and the Princess Nikky Foundation on the following events:

  • 10th Annual Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer
  • 4th African First Ladies Spouses and Heads of Government United Nations Assembly

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon, an independent affiliate of the George W. Bush Institute, is a global partnership of national governments, non-governmental (NGO) and multilateral organizations, foundations, and corporations with a shared goal of reducing deaths from cervical cancer and breast cancer in low- and middle-income countries.