Gynecologic cancer update

The five types of gynecologic cancer.

This program will review the prevention, detection and treatment of gynecologic cancers with cancer specialist Dr. Joanie Hope. The finding of human papilloma virus (HPV) as a cause of cervical cancer and its close association with other gynecologic cancer has led to the development of the HPV vaccine and the prevention of infection with this virus and HPV related cancers.


  • Dr. Joanie Mayer Hope, a Board Certified Gynecologic Oncologist, is the founder and managing partner of Alaska Women’s Cancer Care. Based in Anchorage, Dr. Mayer Hope manages the surgical and chemotherapeutic aspects of women’s cancer treatment. Dr. Mayer Hope is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Providence Alaska Cancer Center and the Alaska Native Medical Center and also operates at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage.



  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752  (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday,February 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, February 13, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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