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Survivor Survey: Tell Us About Your Experiences with SSDI

We are conducting a survey of our ovarian cancer community in order to learn more about your experiences with Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). We would love to hear from … 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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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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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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Raise Your Voice for Women with Ovarian Cancer

Why join the Alliance’s Grasstops program? Listen to what past participants have said: I wanted to make a difference.  I wanted to know more about the processes involved in funding … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Sherie Hildreth Ovarian Cancer Foundation

In 2004, Sherie Hildreth was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. If the disease alone wasn’t frustrating enough, there was a lack of resources and what seemed like no other women to … Continue reading 

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And the Teal Challenge winners are…

This year, our 93 Teal Challengers helped raised more than $32,000 for the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. We are so grateful and proud of everyone who participated–thank you for your … Continue reading 

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