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Free Webinar: Peripheral Neuropathy and Ovarian Cancer

Many women with ovarian cancer will experience peripheral neuropathy (pain and numbness in the arms, hands, legs and feet) as a result of their treatment. Join us on Wednesday, February … Continue reading 

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The Clock Is Ticking: Give Today to Help Women with Ovarian Cancer

Make your donation count–give today for a deduction on your 2013 taxes. Click here to donate. Over the past weeks, we’ve introduced you to three of the ovarian cancer survivors … Continue reading 

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Give by December 31 to Bring Hope to a Survivor Like Ruth

Ruth Hilts is one of the thousands of ovarian cancer survivors we worked with in 2013. Your gift helps survivors like me feel less alone. Click here to make a … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Hope for Heather

Hope for Heather was established in memory of Heather Weeks, a young woman who lost her life to colon cancer but spent her 20s working on behalf of women with … Continue reading 

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Your Donation Helps Survivors Like Dee Share Their Stories

Dee is one of the ovarian cancer survivors we worked with in 2013. My aunt was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2004. We didn’t know what it was. Unfortunately, she … Continue reading 

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Annual Teal Gala

The Board of Directors of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance cordially invites you to our 2nd Annual Teal Gala in New York City. The evening includes a cocktail reception, auction … Continue reading 

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Your Gift Helps a Survivor Like Sarah

Sarah Gleason is one of the thousands of ovarian cancer survivors we worked with in 2013. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just after Thanksgiving in 2012. I had pretty … Continue reading 

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Supreme Court to Consider Two Birth Control Lawsuits

The Supreme Court recently announced that it will hear two cases involving insurance coverage for birth control. The Alliance weighed in on one of these cases, arguing that oral contraceptives … Continue reading 

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Thank You for Being Part of our Community

A note from our CEO, Calaneet Balas As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I want to take a moment to say “thank you.” Thank you for supporting our work this year. … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Ovacome

In 1999, Frieda Hooper was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Frustrated with the lack of educational and supportive resources available, Hooper formed a support group for women with ovarian cancer in … Continue reading 

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Free Webinar: Coping with Cancer Side Effects

Many women with ovarian cancer experience side effects from their treatment. This webinar will delve into one common side effect: lymphedema, or swelling of the limbs. An experts from the … Continue reading 

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Support Your Favorite Causes on Giving Tuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now there is Giving Tuesday–an annual event that reminds Americans to give back each holiday season. On Tuesday December … Continue reading 

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