Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists

The Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1972 to provide a forum for education and dissemination of knowledge about gynecologic oncology.  The Association stimulates and promotes original scientific investigation of gynecologic oncology, and disseminates information concerning new developments in gynecologic oncology and assists in the education of physicians and others interested in the gynecological cancer patient.  WAGO has a main goal of promoting quality science and fellowship among the members.  The membership consists of approximately 200 members including gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists.  The association membership is limited to board certified physicians who were either trained or currently practice west of the Mississippi River.

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The Annual Meeting held in May or June presents a program of carefully chosen subjects dealing with clinical problems and research topics in the field of gynecologic oncology and allows participants an opportunity to interaction and discussion.  The meeting is well attended, with a good mix of individuals from community practice, academic centers, and those completing fellowships or residencies.