Women Who Conquer Cancer

Women play a crucial role in the mission to conquer cancer, and we are proud to support the work of women researchers. 

Verna Vanderpuye and Sandra Swain
What We Do
Dedicated to Advancing the Careers of Women Researchers

Women are vastly underrepresented in the cancer research field. In 2013, we launched Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) to support the work of women researchers. 

How Your Contribution Supports Women
Raised to support female researchers
needed to fund three years of patient-centered clinical research
Dr. DAngelo
Stronger Together
You Can't Spell Research Without H-E-R

Learn more about some of Conquer Cancer's outstanding women researchers and mentors.

WWCC event
Fundraise for Women Who Conquer Cancer

Unite with fellow conquerors around the world celebrating milestone events and honoring loved ones by helping fund women in research!

Women Who Conquer Cancer 2023 Mentorship Award Recipients

Carolyn Runowicz
Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD, FASCO
2023 Hologic, Inc. Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient

Dr. Runowicz is a tenured professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

Maria Bourlon
María Teresa Bourlon, MD, MS
2023 International Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient

Dr. Bourlon is a medical oncologist, associate professor, and head of the Urologic Oncology Clinic at Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán.

Your gift will help the next generation of female researchers find new treatments and cures for cancer.