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Amber & Easton Boney, Colbert, OK

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At age 26, I had already been through two surgeries to remove benign ovarian cysts so I was very familiar with the symptoms to look for. My husband and I … Continue reading 

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Annual Conference

Each year, the Alliance hosts the largest ovarian cancer-specific conference in the nation, bringing together researchers, clinicians, survivors and caregivers to learn about the latest developments in diagnosis, treatment and … Continue reading 

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Bethany Buck, PA

Bethany Buck, Ovarian Cancer Survivor

My name is Bethany, and up until a few months ago, I thought I would lead an average life of a young adult with no cares and a naive look … Continue reading 

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Marion Belcher-Griffith, Midland, TX

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A woman of great strength, motivation, determination, and the power to PUSH through the the storm describes my Mother. She has carried these traits for as long as I’ve known … Continue reading 

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2012 Post-Election Briefing

No matter who wins and loses on November 6, the results of state and federal elections will have an impact on women with ovarian cancer. Join us for a webinar … Continue reading 

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Pamela Thrasher, Hayden, AL

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My name is Pam and I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in March of 2012. I had begun having problems after menopause and I was sent to a gynecologist. I … Continue reading 

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Lorna Longmire Piggee, Milwaukee, WI

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I am proud to say I am a 49-year old, 14-year ovarian cancer survivor. My story started 6 weeks after my son was born. My 6-week check up revealed pre-cancerous … Continue reading 

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Turn Up the Heat!

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is hosting the 8th annual Turn Up the Heat! gala. The event will take place at The Ritz-Carlton 1150 22nd Street, NW Washington, D.C. More information … Continue reading 

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Tina Rangel, Bayonne, NJ

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My name is Tina, I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer Stage 3c at the age of 29. Today I am a 10 year survivor and my battle has never stop … Continue reading 

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Jcrew shopping with the New York Junior Committee

The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance’s Junior Advisory Committee and J.Crew invite you and a guest to a private evening of shopping and cocktails to preview J.Crew’s new collection. Guests will … Continue reading 

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Michelle Cohn – Flemington, NJ

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My best friend, Rose, was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 7 years ago. Four years after diagnosis, she passed away. Despite hearing all the warnings from her, in November 2012, when … Continue reading 

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Angela Shepard – St. Louis, MO

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I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 24 years old. I was shocked, stunned, angry, upset, scared, etc. I didn’t understand why this was happening to me. I had a … Continue reading 

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