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Partner Member Profile: SHARE

SHARE got its start in 1976 when Dr. Eugene Thiessen, an oncologist and surgeon, invited survivors to meet informally at the Manhattan breast cancer clinic he founded. “At the time, … Continue reading 

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Meet Tammy, Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Your gift will make a difference for survivors like me. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in March of 2012. I started feeling ill on a business trip, and I … Continue reading 

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New Cancer Insurance Checklist Helps Patients Choose a Health Insurance Plan

Many Americans will begin shopping for health insurance on October 1 through the new insurance marketplaces. As a cancer patient, you have unique health care needs that you may want … Continue reading 

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How Ovarian Cancer Affects Families

Ovarian cancer doesn’t just affect the women who are diagnosed–it also touches their family and friends. In honor of National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer week, we are spotlighting the … Continue reading 

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Supporting Women from Top to Bottom with Belabumbum

This September, lingerie and loungewear brand Belabumbum has teamed up with the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance on a special campaign that supports women from top to bottom. Belabumbum founders Alyssa … Continue reading 

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Press Release: New Report Offers Patient Perspectives on Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Diagnosis

Washington, DC—A new report released by the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance summarizes the experiences of 1,014 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Based on a survey conducted by the Alliance in … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Small Cell Ovarian Cancer Foundation

The Petersen family was inspired to educate the world about small cell ovarian cancer while their daughter and sister Stephanie was undergoing treatment for the disease. “The first thing they … Continue reading 

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Ovarian Cancer in the Spotlight as National Awareness Month Approaches

Many news outlets are featuring stories on ovarian cancer in time for September, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Here are a few ways we’ve helped shed light on this disease … Continue reading 

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This September, Take Action Every Day with 30 Days of Teal

This September, we’re giving you a different way to take action on all 30 days of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Our 30 Days of Teal campaign gives you easy … Continue reading 

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Take the Teal Challenge

For 16 years, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance has supported women with ovarian cancer through our advocacy, education and awareness initiatives. This year, join our efforts by taking the Teal … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Promises of Hope

Alicia Baines was inspired to start Promises of Hope by the people in her community: “I recognized that my community is in need,” she recalls. “People are afraid to talk … Continue reading 

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After Angelina: What Do You Need to Know About Ovarian and Breast Cancer Risk?

For immediate release: July 9, 2013 Experts agree: “If you or a close relative have had ovarian cancer, talk to your doctor about genetic counseling.” In the wake of Angelina … Continue reading 

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