Cervical Cancer

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Eve McDavid and Onyinye Balogun MD, an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Onyinye Balogun is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine specializing in the treatment of breast and gynecologic malignancies. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Balogun initiated her residency training at the University of Chicago and completed her final year at New York University. She has conducted and published breast cancer research in novel therapeutics for triple negative breast cancer and brain metastases. She is also engaged in gynecologic cancer research as well as global health activities with a focus on improving the delivery of radiation therapy in low and middle income countries.


Eve McDavid is a Google-trained technology executive and Stage IIB Cervical Cancer survivor. In January 2020, Eve was diagnosed with cancer one month before her second baby was due. She underwent aggressive treatment in New York City during the rise of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With her husband's unwavering devotion and the commitment of an unflappable care team led by Dr. Balogun, Eve reached remission in 2021. Forever transformed by cervical cancer, Eve is a passionate advocate for women's healthcare access, literacy and equity. As a woman in tech who specializes in complex problem solving, she's joined the World Health Organization's fight to eliminate cervical cancer and is collaborating with Weill Cornell Medicine to modernize treatment devices and expand access to care. Eve's work has been featured in The Washington Post, Insider, Thrive Global, and by the World Health Organization and ABC-7