Now Available: Society of Gynecologic Oncologists' 'Gynecologic Oncology 2010: State of the Subspecialty' Survey Results

Jun 22, 2010, 12:00 ET from Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

New Survey Offers Data Updates into Practice Patterns, Compensation and Demographics of Gynecologic Oncologists and the State of Women's Cancer Care

CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), the country's leading organization of board certified women's cancer specialists, is now offering the results of its member-based, demographic and practice survey: "Gynecologic Oncology 2010: State of the Subspecialty." The comprehensive survey takes an in-depth look at specific aspects of a gynecologic oncology, including changes in practice characteristics and patterns, workload activities, liability, revenues, expenses and financials in today's current environment from that of five years ago.

Healthcare and hospital human resource professionals, recruiters and practice consultants will find the survey's results useful in negotiating contracts, recruiting gynecologic oncologists for existing practices, establishing new practices, as well as assessing the feasibility of adding gynecologic oncology to hospital and health systems' women's healthcare programs.  In addition, medical schools interested in creating a specialty program will find the data from the survey of value in their assessment review as well.  The survey's cross tabulated data includes national as well as regional demographic data relevant in determining salary and benefits information, practice volume and procedure related information, and revenue generation.  

"Gynecologic Oncology 2010:  State of the Subspecialty" survey is available for the special price of $500.00.  To order, visit the SGO Bookstore at to download an order form, or contact SGO Headquarters at or 312/235-4060 to purchase a copy.

The SGO is a national medical specialty organization of physicians who are trained in the comprehensive management of women with malignancies of the reproductive tract.  Its purpose is to improve the care of women with gynecologic cancer by encouraging research, disseminating knowledge which will raise the standards of practice in the prevention and treatment of gynecologic malignancies and cooperating with other organizations interested in women's health care, oncology and related fields.  The Society's membership, totaling more than 1,300, is comprised of gynecologic oncologists, as well as other related women's cancer healthcare specialists including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, social workers and pathologists.  SGO members provide multidisciplinary cancer treatment including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery and supportive care.  More information on the SGO can be found at

For more information please contact:

Susan Morris

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

Phone: 312-235-4060 x244

Fax: 312-235-4059


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