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IGCS-IGCAN Gynecologic Cancer Survivor-Caregiver Advocacy Summit

Tuesday, October 15, 2024

The Annual IGCS-IGCAN Survivor-Caregiver Advocacy Summit will be held in Dublin, Ireland, the day before the IGCS Annual Global Meeting begins. The summit provides education and networking opportunities to the gynecologic cancer patient advocacy community.

Our annual patient– and advocate-focused event invites the advocacy community to learn about and discuss topics of importance to gynecologic cancer survivor-patients, their caregivers and family members, and all those dedicated to patient advocacy and activism.

Preliminary Program:

  • Initiatives Promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Patient Outreach Projects (IGCS Grant Recipients)
  • Empowered by Experience: Insights on Cancer Survivorship
  • Agents of Change: Patient Advocacy Organizations in Action
  • Genetics in Gynecologic Cancer: Enhancing Understanding and Treatment
  • Recent Discoveries in Gynecologic Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Healing and Connection Hands-On Activity
View Preliminary Program

Showcase a Poster at the Summit

We are currently accepting submissions for advocacy posters to complement the Summit program and allow participants to share their work with others.

Accepted submissions will be available as an ePoster on the IGCS website and as a printed poster at the Summit and the Annual Global Meeting.

To display a poster at the Summit, submit a brief abstract/summary describing your patient-focused project or program and the impact it has made.

Poster topics include but are not limited to:

  • Advocacy research
  • Patient/community outreach and support
  • Public awareness campaigns
  • Patient education
  • Palliative/supportive care and complimentary therapies

Important Dates & Deadlines
Abstract/Summary submissions close: June 30, 2024
Notifications of acceptance: By July 30, 2024 
EPoster submission deadline: August 30, 2024

Submit a Poster Abstract / Summary

Registration Information

Pre-registration is now open! 

The Summit is free to attend, however, registration is required for those attending in person

The Summit program is being finalised and will be emailed to all registrants. 

If you cannot attend in person in Dublin, select portions of the Summit will be recorded and will be available by October 18th on IGCS YouTube channel. 

Pre-Register for the Summit

*Registration for IGCS 2024 Annual Global Meeting is not required to attend the 2024 IGCS-IGCAN Gynecologic Cancer Survivor-Caregiver Summit.

Previous Summits

View 2022 Summit